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  • Café

    Date posted: Saturday 4th September 2021

    Café

    We are pleased to announce that our hugely popular Sunday café is up and running again.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Incinerator in Use

    Date posted: Wednesday 18th August 2021

    The incinerator will be unlocked at 9am on Thursday 19th August (unless it is raining or pollution levels are high) and will remain unlocked until 1pm on Saturday 21st. This weekly schedule will be maintained while we gain experience of using it.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Summer Café

    Date posted: Wednesday 18th August 2021

    There will be a trial opening of the Seed Store Café on Sunday 22nd August from 11am to 12.30pm.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • The Waiting List and You

    Date posted: Thursday 12th August 2021

    The waiting list now has around 80 people on it, which means that new applicants are facing a wait of possibly four years. If you have been finding it difficult to keep on top of your allotment, for whatever reason, we’d be grateful if you would think about possible alternatives.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Incinerator

    Date posted: Thursday 12th August 2021

    There will be a demonstration by Richard, one of our plot holders, of the proper use of the incinerator this Sunday (15th August) at 11 a.m. If you intend to use the incinerator, please come along.

    The instructions from the manufacturer are here and there are information signs by the incinerator (thanks to Dan) – please read them.

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • Covid Reopening

    Date posted: Monday 9th August 2021

    Covid restrictions ended on July 19th and doubtless there will be a range of opinions among plotholders on the subject. Whatever your views, we are still in the middle of a pandemic and so we are asking all plotholders to follow a few simple measures:

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • The third plot inspection for 2021 will take place mid-August

    Date posted: Friday 6th August 2021

    The focus for this round continues to be cultivation. Evidence that the plot is actively used to grow fruit and vegetables plus flowers for cutting.

    An additional focus for this inspection round is the identification of nominees for the annual Best plot awards.
    Categories are: best full plot, best half plot, and best newcomer

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • History Book Photos

    Date posted: Thursday 8th July 2021

    The RPA History Book, to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Warrant, will include pictures of social functions and other events where a number of people are gathered. Every effort will be made to select photos that show everyone in a flattering light! However…

    Click here to read the full story.

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  • More Break-ins

    Date posted: Thursday 8th July 2021

    We had another series of shed break-ins on the night of Sunday 4th July: so far we know of around 20 sheds that were broken into, often with extensive damage to doors, windows and cladding, and tools and equipment were stolen, including a lawnmower.

    Click here to read the full story.

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