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Sheddie Simon Kirby of the The Plot Thickens allotment campaign

Long time sheddie and friend of readersheds, Simon Kirkby is having some issues with the local council and his allotment – anyone had similar problenms? I’ve had an allotment at Wash Common in Newbury for sixteen years and have been in dispute with the Town Council for more than two years now. As Chair of […]

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Every one wants an allotment (and maybe sheds)

As it’s National Allotment Week some stats about the need for them.. (and sheds of course) photo credit: stvcr Demand for allotments is at an all-time high with some waiting lists decades long, research suggested today. More than 80,000 people are holding out for a plot with a typical delay of three years, a poll […]

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89 year old women to lose allotment for growing flowers

The telegraph & South Wales Argos report An 89-year-old woman faces having her allotment of 30 years taken away by a council because she has started growing flowers instead of vegetables, she said. Edith Avery said she was told by Rogerstone Community Council that her plot, just a few feet from her back door, would […]

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50% off ALL flower & vegetable seeds sale

What to sow and grow in June www.thompson-morgan.com recommend the following n June.

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Allotment sheds on Google street map/view

Further to my post about the great allotment shed, I thought I would look at my local allotments (hint there are not an yet) on the new fangled google street map/view of course it’s difficult to see them, as most are off mains roads. but I am sure we can get a peek.. Here are […]