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  • Meet your new committee

    We had a great turnout to TARA’s first post-pandemic AGM on 8 March 2022 at Tia Maria (thanks to them for hosting us). There was plenty of energy and enthusiasm in the room and lots of brilliant people volunteered to drive specific aspects of TARA’s work: Chair:  Andrew Secretary (and socials organiser): Bhavini Treasurer: John […]

  • Notice of TARA AGM 2022 and proposed changes to constitution

    The TARA 2022 AGM will take place on Thursday 3rd March 2022 at 7pm at a venue to be decided depending on numbers. Please RSVP via to be informed of the venue when available (You do not have to register or login to RSVP and your response will not be public). Those present at […]

  • Try the TARA Stay-Home Pub Quiz Challenge

  • The TARA Stay-Home Pub Quiz

    This is John. John won the TARA Stay-Home Pub Quiz on Friday by scoring 14 out of 20. John won a toilet roll and a bag of flour for his efforts. John was thrilled. Can you beat John? The TARA Stay-Home Pub Quiz using the same questions John answered will be repeated Wednesday 29 April […]

  • Help and support during the coronavirus crisis

    TARA residents are working together to help out during the coronavirus crisis (for more information, see this flyer we distributed around the neighbourhood on 20 March 2020). Please get in touch: If you need help because you are self-isolating or ill. For example, help with shopping,  prescriptions, errands (all subject to restrictions!), or just want […]

  • Still reeling from another great ceilidh

    A big thank you to everyone who turned out for the 2019 TARA Hallowe’en ceilidh on Saturday 26 October at the Wheatsheaf Hall. Much jigging, some wonderful costumes and a great deal of hilarity. People travelled from as far afield as Acton, Barnes and goodness knows where else. Many thanks to Tommy Candler for these […]

  • 50 wayward plants successfully bedded in

    50 wayward plants successfully bedded in

    50 plants used at the RHS Hampton Court flower show were given new leases of life in the TARA area yesterday. A few days earlier, TARA were told we’d been selected as one of the community groups to take part in the re-homing scheme run by the House of Wayward Plants, the RHS’s reuse partner. […]

  • We’re adopting homeless plants from Hampton Court flower show

    TARA is thrilled to be one of the community groups selected to help re-home plants from this year’s RHS Hampton Court flower show. Big thanks to the House of Wayward Plants which is the Official Reuse Partner for the RHS and has helped millions of plants to get a new life after being used at […]

  • Yes, people got wet but TARA’s street party 2019 was no washout

    Yes, people got wet but TARA’s street party 2019 was no washout

    Say what you like about the people round here but they do know how to throw a street party. A groaning buffet table, silly games, sunshine, music, samba, drag and a high-pitched waterbomb fight between residents and outsiders (or ‘guests’ as they are sometimes called) are the key ingredients for success, we feel. For videos […]

  • Roll out the barrels…

    A big thanks to everyone who turned up on Friday 31 May and Saturday 1 June 2019 to help paint and plant the barrels that now grace the north entrance to Tradescant Road.  Even bigger thanks to Helen and John for organising it all. Helen had successfully applied for funding from the Veolia Recycling Fund […]