Work starts on The Triangle

A team of 27 intrepid volunteers tackled snow, sleepers and a lot of topsoil to start work on The Triangle in the last few days of December. Over three days, three new raised beds were built and over 1000 daffodil bulbs were planted by local residents and children on...

Keeping the area clean

NARA held its first litter pick on Sunday 19 November. This has been made possible by the goodwill of NARA volunteers and the generosity of some Bath Road businesses who have funded the purchase of 10 sets of litter picking equipment. In addition, Cheltenham...

NARA needs you!

Due to work commitments our Treasurer, Rob Willetts, has decided to stand down from this role. We are all immensely grateful for all his hard work looking after the pennies, setting up the necessary bank accounts and financial structure for NARA and for steering us...

NARA Christmas meal: Wednesday 13 December

NARA will be holding its first Christmas meal at the Sup and Chow on Bath Road on Wednesday 13 December – all local residents are welcome to come along. Please send your menu choices and a £5 per person deposit to Caz Blair (email to cazb70@hotmail.com or post your...

Going back in time

Derek Cole and Harry Ford have kindly loaned copies of Kellys 1959 and 1969 Directories for archiving on our website. In the coming weeks, extracts from the publications will be included in the History section, beginning with the residents of our area. Do you remember...

Cake and Celebration on the Triangle

On Sunday 10 September, volunteers reaffirmed their commitment to ‘The Triangle’ and planted a triangle of petunias to mark the award of a community Pride Grant. In addition to sampling the many cakes on offer, visitors met with NARA street reps and...

Charity Evening in aid of the Mayor of Cheltenham Charity Appeal

As you all know, Klara Sudbury, helped set up NARA last year. She is now our Mayor and is raising funds for her Mayor’s Charity. Her two chosen charities are ‘The Hollie Gazzard Trust’ and ‘The Cheltenham & Gloucester Hospitals Charity Focus Fund for Cancer’. One...

Street cleaning on Exmouth Street: Tuesday 8 August

From 8am on Tuesday 8 August 2017, EEG will be jetting the drains and gutters on behalf of AMEY who look after drainage for Cheltenham Borough Council. Work will take two–three hours and involve cleaning any debris in the drains and then jetting water at high pressure...

Cake and Community Consultation on the Green

NARA held a Cake and Community Consultation on Sunday 7 May to canvass resident opinions on the proposed adoption of the Green (the grassy wedge of land between Hermitage Street and Francis Street). A number of display boards presented the Green’s history...

Illegal parking

Following residents’ complaints about illegal parking in the Bath Road Area, NARA recently approached Gloucestershire County Council, and received an assurance that it was an imminent area for attention. Since that time it has been noted that the parking team have...