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Incinerator Vote

Proburn Midi

Incinerator Vote

Many thanks to all of you who voted on whether or not we should get an incinerator. A total of 158 votes were cast (155 online and three written) and the results are as follows:

  • For an incinerator: 113
  • Against an incinerator: 44
  • Abstentions: 1

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Stuck in the mud - again!

In the past few months, the muddy conditions have resulted in two incidents where cars skidded off the track onto an allotment, and other incidents where vans have got stuck on the roads and churned them up.

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Name this Corner for the Centenary

Name this Corner for the Centenary

Name this Space for the RPA Centenary year 2021

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Best Plots 2020 - the winners

Best Plots 2020 - the winners

The list of the winners, with the judges’ comments.

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Park Lane Stables under threat

Park Lane Stables under threat

Park Lane Stables, the source of the free manure we have been receiving for the past few years, has been told by its landlord that its lease will not be renewed when it expires in May.

The stables, a registered charity, provides riding lessons and other therapy to people with (and without) disabilities. It is trying to raise £1 million through Crowdfunder to buy the site, although it won’t take any money unless the target is reached.

If you wish to find out more or make a pledge, please click here.



RPA Nature Blog

Latest post - Sunday 14th February 2021

Farewell, then old incinerator, redwings, birdbath and Happy Valentine's Day!

Farewell, then old incinerator, redwings, birdbath and Happy Valentine's Day!

So, farewell, then RPA incinerator, that’s stood here for many a year and provided the background for many Pumpkin competitions and awards presentations at the Autumn Social!

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What to do in March

Sow Florence fennel seeds indoors

What to do in March

What should you be sowing and planting now?

What crops should be ready for harvesting?

What jobs need doing on your plot?

Find out in our month-by-month calendar of what to do and when.

Keep off the Grass

The latest work on the allotment roads is finished. In order to level out the big dip in the ground between the compost toilets and the picnic tables (and to keep the price down), much of the scooped-off soil from the work has been put there.

Please do not park your car there, until further notice. The soil will take several months to settle and become firm enough for cars. Moreover, it has been sown with grass seed.

If you park on the allotments, please make sure that a piece of paper with your plot number on it is clearly visible through your windscreen.

Plotholders Committee
December 2020

Seed Store cafe welcome sign

Seed Store cafe

Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and delicious homemade cakes.
Open every Sunday:
11am - 12:30pm

Allotment main entrance - unlocked padlock

Waiting list now open

Do you want to put your name down for a plot? Click here to find out how.

Allotment main entrance opening time

Opening and closing times throughout the year can be found here.