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More damage to polytunnels by uninvited trespassers – please check your plots asap

It seems like we have been visited once again by the little bored darlings who have caused damage around the allotments. I urge EVERYONE to visit their plot, particularly if you have a polytunnel as some have been slashed. Randomly, … Continue reading

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Free construction materials!

A construction company has offered our members free waste construction materials including timber of various lengths (often complete pallets and single lengths) and large thick card tubes which have been suggested to be used as planters in gardens. All material would be … Continue reading

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Gate codes have changed – those who have paid rent will be informed of the new code

We wish all of our members a happy new year and a prosperous 2022! As is custom every year, we have updated the gate code on all of the gate padlocks and have sent communications to everyone that has paid … Continue reading

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2022 rents are now due!

Rents for 2022 are now due. They are unchanged from 2021 at: Full Plot    £44Three-Quarter Plot   £33Half Plot     £22Quarter Plot    £11 Rent should be paid on or before 31 December 2021.  If possible, please pay by Bank Transfer to: Sort Code:  77-20-21 Account Number:  31947860 using your plot number and name … Continue reading

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Cow manure available

We have had a delivery of cow manure to the top West Gate (next to the hut – large load) and to the top East Gate (small load) for members to use. The price is 50p per barrow load (a … Continue reading

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Your NSALG needs YOU!

We have received a letter from the National Society for Allotment and Leisure Gardeners, of which all our tenants are members, calling on people in the Northern Region to volunteer into one of several roles available. The letter, with further … Continue reading

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Top East gate is out of action

Please be aware that the top East Gate’s combination number has been changed temporarily as the gate is not to be used until a repair has been undertaken. Please use one of the other gates, whose combination number remains the … Continue reading

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Manure, Potatoes and Woodchip available

Manure – 50p per barrow We have received a quantity of fresh horse manure with straw (barley, I believe) which members can purchase by the barrowload. Please be sensible in how much is heaped in barrows; I’ve seen deposits of … Continue reading

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NSALG Newsletter and survey 2020

Many of you know already that part of your annual rent covers a subscription to the National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners (NSALG) which includes a host of benefits to our members. The society have issued their latest newsletter, … Continue reading

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New dates for fires

NB. As per letters that were sent to every member, the November fire dates have been SUSPENDED until the committee can agree a better solution. We realise this will not be ideal for everyone and will communicate with members again … Continue reading

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