Transition Town Tooting work with a number of partner agencies. One of the agencies we have a long history of working with, is Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers. There have been a number of projects over the years, but the current projects are: 

The Youth group project

This supports users of the CARAS youth group and  is facilitated by Dermot Jones and Nikki Hafter. The project focuses on supporting young people with mental health needs through activities such as carpentry, art and games. 

The CARAS women’s gardening group

This is a weekly gardening group for the users of the CARAS women’s group who meet once or twice a week. This group focuses on supporting the women to develop gardening skills through enabling them to grow vegetables and flowers in Tooting Community Garden. This is facilitated by Resina Chowdhury, Nicola Pattinson and Sharon Gray. 

ACE 2019 – A celebration of Transition in Tooting and looking forward…

On Saturday 2nd March, we held our Annual Celebratory Extravaganza! at Mushkil Aasaan on Tooting High Street. 75 people came from diverse backgrounds, some close to Transition Town Tooting, some coming for the first time, some young, some not so young, all very welcome! 75 people joined us to celebrate! And look forward together It was fun ...

Jellybrella: TTT’s creative project for spring 2019

In Spring 2019 TTT is inviting everyone to join in with Jellybrella, our free and participatory community arts sustainabity project reusing waste to celebrate creativity, diversity, welcoming, wellbeing and making alongside others.  We’ll be popping up in February, March, April & May. All invited! It’s early days to be sharing this, but we’ve started to share ...

What’s happening with the knitted bees of Tooting? – Update #2 on our partnership project with CARAS

We’ve enjoyed and learned so much from our partnership project with CARAS which has been running since spring 2015.Here’s Update #2 on one more of the project strands – this one involving the CARAS Women’s Group for refugees and asylum-seekers. We shared Update #1 a fortnight ago – read it here. The knitted honeybees of TootingIt’s ...

Eco-checking, a memorial bench, school planters, knitted bees and Jellybrella – 2019 Update #1 on our partnership project with CARAS

We’ve enjoyed and learned so much from our partnership project with CARAS which has been running since spring 2015.Here’s a short update on several of the strands – taking the first three in the list above, each of which has involved the Youth Club for asylum-seekers and refugees. We’ll share Update #2 soon. As ever, if ...

Join us at the London National Park City Fair on 21st July to co-create a Greener, Healthier and Wilder London!

We’re thrilled to be invited to contribute to the London National Park City Fair on Saturday July 21st 11:00 – 5:00 – all the details here. The purpose of the Fair is to celebrate’s London’s potential to be Greener, Healthier and Wilder.Two dozen stands & an A-Z of short talks will show how that potential can ...