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BusLanes

Pedestrian
Looks like a busy day today - Libs and Labour out in force in Tulse Hill. Also, apparently the Tories delivered a leaflet to at least one street, according to a friend who got it.
 

GarveyLives

Well-Known Member
It is currently not entirely clear what the Conservative Party parliamentary candidate, Rory O'Broin, a corporate lawyer who works on a wide range of corporate finance and private equity transactions for an international insurance company, intends to do for residents of the Streatham parliamentary constituency, based on his published views:

"Cllr Rory O'Broin

Rory believes Wandsworth is a great place to raise a family, and loves living here with his wife and two young children. A member of the borough’s Safer Neighbourhood Board, he values community safety and wants Wandsworth to remain London’s safest inner London borough. Rory has also served as a primary school governor and supports work to improve local transport and infrastructure. He is excited by the Conservative campaign to light up Wandsworth Bridge"


Source: Wandsworth Conservatives, Fairfield, a few moments ago



Rory O'Broin
He'll do his best ... for Wandsworth?
 

BusLanes

Pedestrian
It is currently not entirely clear what the Conservative Party parliamentary candidate, Rory O'Broin, a corporate lawyer who works on a wide range of corporate finance and private equity transactions for an international insurance company, intends to do for residents of the Streatham parliamentary constituency, based on his published views:

"Cllr Rory O'Broin

Rory believes Wandsworth is a great place to raise a family, and loves living here with his wife and two young children. A member of the borough’s Safer Neighbourhood Board, he values community safety and wants Wandsworth to remain London’s safest inner London borough. Rory has also served as a primary school governor and supports work to improve local transport and infrastructure. He is excited by the Conservative campaign to light up Wandsworth Bridge"


Source: Wandsworth Conservatives, Fairfield, a few moments ago



Rory O'Broin
He'll do his best ... for Wandsworth?
Well since our last Wandsworth Conservative councillor and PPC for Streatham left for Battersea, we've clearly been in the market
 

lang rabbie

Je ne regrette les gazebos
Saigon Bistro in Streatham Hill finally reopened as Viet Fusion on 30th October.
Viet Fusion.jpg
I missed the "soft opening" 20% off deal that ended last Thursday :mad:

Closed in July and reopening as VietFusion in August apparently - not sure if it will be same (genuinely Vietnamese) chef.
 

CH1

"Red Guard"(NLYL)
It is currently not entirely clear what the Conservative Party parliamentary candidate, Rory O'Broin, a corporate lawyer who works on a wide range of corporate finance and private equity transactions for an international insurance company, intends to do for residents of the Streatham parliamentary constituency, based on his published views:

"Cllr Rory O'Broin

Rory believes Wandsworth is a great place to raise a family, and loves living here with his wife and two young children. A member of the borough’s Safer Neighbourhood Board, he values community safety and wants Wandsworth to remain London’s safest inner London borough. Rory has also served as a primary school governor and supports work to improve local transport and infrastructure. He is excited by the Conservative campaign to light up Wandsworth Bridge"


Source: Wandsworth Conservatives, Fairfield, a few moments ago



Rory O'Broin
He'll do his best ... for Wandsworth?
That's a masterstroke - for those older voters who remember when Streatham was in Wandsworth. Back in the 1980s and 1990s that's all you got from voters in Streatham. Why did they put us into Lambeth? They don't pay any council tax in Wandsworth etc etc.

Mark you there can't be many like that left alive.
 
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AB__

New Member
I had someone ring the intercom at 7pm and say "Hello, my name is Phillip and I'm here to talk about breast cancer".

I asked him what was it about breast cancer that he wanted to discuss. He said, "I'm here to talk about the rise in breast cancer in the area". The intercom then cut out and he didn't ring again. I found it all a bit weird... in particular at 7pm in the evening.

What do you reckon... scammer or chugger?
 

BusLanes

Pedestrian
I think it is pretty clear that Streatham Tories are not making a serious effort.

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Their website does not appear to have been updated since 2017. It still shows Bernard Gentry as a councillor for Clapham Common ward.
That is amazing.

They literally have an office and apparently a paid borough organiser who presumably works out of that office so what have they been doing for the last two or so years in between elections?
 

BusLanes

Pedestrian
That is amazing.

They literally have an office and apparently a paid borough organiser who presumably works out of that office so what have they been doing for the last two or so years in between elections?
Although I guess paid staff and an office isn't always what it's cracked up to be. Labour has a new office near my house and I've received one leaflet from them in recent weeks.

Apparently they canvassed my neighborhood about 2 months ago as there was a photo of their councillors on Twitter mocking the Lib Dems.
 
Streatham has its first vegan restaurant (well, takeaway to be more precise). It's at 3A Mitcham Lane, just off the High Road opposite St Leonard's church. Opened a couple of weeks ago.

This news is so hot that their website hasn't been updated yet but you can download a menu at: Vegan Express – Your choice for health

That's where I'll be going if I'm too lazy or pissed to cook for myself.

EDIT: Looks a bit pricey though.
This place has closed. The food looked good, but you can't be charging Monte Carlo prices in Streatham. Soon to be replaced by... er... 'Maks Burgers' who are kicking things off with a '200 burger giveaway' - presumably not all for one punter.
 

Smick

Strictly Second Class
This place has closed. The food looked good, but you can't be charging Monte Carlo prices in Streatham. Soon to be replaced by... er... 'Maks Burgers' who are kicking things off with a '200 burger giveaway' - presumably not all for one punter.
Presumably not vegan either.
 

BusLanes

Pedestrian
I was just wondering today if the Greens were going to start campaigning in Streatham anytime soon as I haven't had any leaflets from them, or seen them wander about, then today saw two people cycling down Tulse Hill Road with Green Party flags so I guess that satisfies that then.
 

BusLanes

Pedestrian
I was just wondering today if the Greens were going to start campaigning in Streatham anytime soon as I haven't had any leaflets from them, or seen them wander about, then today saw two people cycling down Tulse Hill Road with Green Party flags so I guess that satisfies that then.
Also apparently they were at Streatham station today
 
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