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Streatham Wells Primary School rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

Submitted by daniel on updated Tue, 09/04/2024 - 06:50

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Streatham Wells Primary School rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

Streatham Wells Primary School, based in Palace Road, was most recently inspected on January 30 and 31, 2024, and the report was published on March 15, 2024.

The school was rated as outstanding in every area: quality of education, behaviour and attitudes, personal development, leadership and management and early years provision.

Pupils told inspectors that it is an “amazing” school and parents and carers were “equally complimentary”.

Ofsted reported that the school has a “happy, community feel” which is underpinned by “strong and nurturing” working relationships.

Fernwood Avenue Streatham altercation: Man dies

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 10/04/2024 - 14:25

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Fernwood Avenue Streatham altercation: Man dies - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

The incident happened in Fernwood Avenue just before 2.30pm on April 5.

Officers were called to the scene and the man was found unresponsive.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition and was pronounced dead yesterday (April 6).

Police believe they know his identity and enquiries are now ongoing to locate next of kin.

A 38-year-old man was arrested at the scene in connection with the incident.

He has since been bailed pending further police enquiries.

Shrimp Shack in Streatham is a seafood lover’s dream

Submitted by daniel on updated Thu, 11/04/2024 - 03:12

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'Shrimp Shack in south London is a seafood lover's dream and I'm hooked for more' - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

Shrimp Shack is a spacious, radiant seafood-centric restaurant which offers a refreshing and quirky take on traditional shrimp dishes and is open seven days a week.

My housemate and I headed to the all-new location on Monday night and were amazed at the décor, service, and of course, the shrimp.

The restaurant's layout is thoughtfully designed, with ample seating arrangements suitable for intimate dinners or lively gatherings with friends and family.

Local Events in Sutton

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:02

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Glenister Park Road Streatham fire 'murder' victim named

Submitted by daniel on updated Mon, 08/04/2024 - 09:33

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Glenister Park Road Streatham fire 'murder' victim named - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

Basilio Dos Santos Antonio, 49, was found dead inside a house on Glenister Park Road shortly after 7pm on Sunday, February 25.

Basilio, originally from Brazil, had been in the UK for a number of years and worked as a cleaner.

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Blackburn, who is leading the investigation, said: “Our thoughts are with his family and friends as they continue to come to terms with their loss.”

A 34-year-old woman, Mayara Loiola Ataide, a 46-year-old man, Gevaldo Tavares Dos Santos, have been charged with murder.

Map reveals the Japanese Knotweed hotspots in south west London

Submitted by daniel on updated Tue, 19/03/2024 - 06:50

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Map reveals the Japanese Knotweed hotspots in south west London - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

Japanese Knotweed is an invasive non-native plant that can grow up to 7ft tall and root itself deep in the ground, which can affect the foundations of your home and make it difficult to sell.

According to the Property Care Association (PCA), Japanese Knotweed is becoming a “more viable” plant, with advice to homeowners to treat it to avoid implications on property structures.

Where is it most prevalent in south west London?

Police update after man dies in Babington Road Streatham

Submitted by daniel on updated Sun, 07/04/2024 - 09:39

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Police update after man dies in Babington Road Streatham - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

The incident happened in Babington Road shortly after 1pm on March 2.

Officers, paramedics and London Air Ambulance attended and found a man injured.

He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

His death is being treated as unexpected but not suspicious.

His family has been informed and police will now prepare a file for the coroner.

A spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: “Police were called by the London Ambulance Service shortly after 13:00hrs on Saturday, 2 March to reports of a man found injured on Babington Road, SW16.

Babington Road Streatham incident: Man dies

Submitted by daniel on updated Tue, 19/03/2024 - 17:59

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Babington Road Streatham incident: Man dies - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

The incident happened in Babington Road shortly after 1pm today (March 2).

Officers and London Ambulance Service crews attended and found a man injured.

He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after.

His family has been informed.

The man’s death is being treated as unexpected and is under investigation.

No arrests have been made as police enquiries continue.

Babington Road Streatham incident: Emergency services presence

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:02

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Babington Road Streatham incident: Emergency services presence - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

Multiple emergency vehicles were spotted in Babington Road at around 1pm today (March 2)

Pictures from the scene show two police cars and several ambulances dealing with an incident.

The nature of the incident is currently unknown.

We have contacted Metropolitan Police and London Ambulance Service for further information.

Glenister Park Road Streatham fire: Pair charged with murder

Submitted by daniel on updated Fri, 15/03/2024 - 00:12

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Glenister Park Road Streatham fire: Pair charged with murder - Sutton & Croydon Guardian

Mayara Loiola Ataide, 34, and Gevaldo Tavares Dos Santos, 46, both of no fixed address, are accused of the murder of Dos Santos Antonio on February 25.

The pair are also charged with two counts of arson with intent to endanger life.

The blaze broke out at a house that is divided into bedsits in Glenister Park Road, Streatham, shortly after 7pm.

Loiola Ataide and Dos Santos appeared by videolink at the Old Bailey on Friday.

The court heard the flat was owned by a former landlord of Loiola Ataide and Dos Santos, and that Dos Santos Antonio was a tenant.