The final allotment
letters will be issued on approval of Lay Out Plan (LOP) and completion of development work of the scheme.
MORE than a century ago the 1908 Allotments
Act made it compulsory for local authorities to provide plots of land for the 'labouring poor' who wanted to grow their own fruit and vegetables.
society is responsible for the allocation of allotment
plots and, if they have one, they must manage their waiting list.
Where should we go, with whom we should take up our crucial problem, where should we live now when our husbands have died and CDA has also deprived us of plots by slapping ban on allotment
of plots', said a group of widows of affectees.
Stockton and Billingham have seen 12 burglaries at allotments
since January this year.
There are waiting lists for all 28 allotment
sites and some lists are actually closed, so the demand is there.
By March 1917, 25 sites had been set up in Newcastle under CLOs and by the closing months of the war, the council had been instrumental in creating 55 allotment
sites, covering 200 acres.
You can get the whole family |involved with planting and maintaining an allotment
plot and it could even be a community project.
For example, in Thame, in Oxfordshire, their new neighbourhood plan will create an additional hectare of allotment
Dawn Wilkinson is among the allotment
holders at Newcastle Bank who have signed up to the scheme, and said her plot has been broken into in the past.
They are highlighting the need to strengthen the protection for our remaining allotment
sites and emphasising the benefits allotments
bring to both people and to the environment.
Green Party spokesman Steve Parker urged Birmingham City Council to review the charges and reconsider plans to make plot holders legally liable for allotment
Jonathan Bell and Mervyn Watson, Rooted in the Soil: A History of Cottage Gardens and Allotments
in Ireland since 1750 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012, 224 pp.
Additionally, the society aims to provide advice and information to both allotment
holders and home gardeners.
Mirror website gardening editor Paul Peacock, who is known as Mr Digwell, said: "If this goes then getting an allotment
will become rare.