he ought also to consider whether his allotment
of the houses will be useful to the community, for he appoints two houses to each person, separate from each other; but it is inconvenient for a person to inhabit two houses.
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.
THERE are many allotments
in Liverpool, and interest in them is on the increase.
ISLAMABAD -- The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has reopened the allotments
of plots to the effectees after ban of three months.
OFFICERS and cadets will be handing out padlock alarms and crime prevention leaflets tomorrow, to help reduce crime at allotments
across Billingham and Stockton.
Having asked my local councillor where the allotments
would be sited, I was dismayed to find that during the inspection process the central allotments
were omitted from the final LDP plan.
One of the topics we discussed at our monthly meeting at the Civic Centre, was the rise in the use of allotments
There can be a misconception that allotments
are boring, but there are many reasons to have one.
In response to a petition on allotments
, Minister for Communities Stephen Williams said: This government actively supports allotments
and since 2010 the total amount of allotment
provision has actually increased.
Sgt Kevin Hall of Chester-le-Street Police said: "Basically, this is Neighbourhood Watch for allotments
From August 4, National Allotments
Week will show others just why allotments
are so loved, with commemorative events and grow-your-own celebrations.
It saddens me to hear so many people saying these rent increases may force them to give up their allotments
," he said.
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.
THE National Society of Allotment
& Leisure Gardeners was launched as a members' co-operative in 1901 and even today the society is owned, managed and funded by its members in order to protect, promote and preserve allotments
for future generations to enjoy.
could be wiped out for ever by a government move to strip away a legal requirement for the sites.