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Sunday, 8 December 2019

Fire timings at your allotment


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In case you were wondering when you can have a fire at your allotment, here's a little reminder:

You can have a fire at your allotment 

  • from midday onwards (not before) 
  • Monday-Saturday (not Sundays or Bank Holidays)
  • until 31 March
Fires are not permitted between 1 April and 31 October.

Fires should not include plastic, roofing felt or any other substance that might give off toxic fumes.

Please familiarise yourself with the Allotment Fire Code of Practice before having a fire at your allotment.

Friday, 9 August 2019

It's showtime!

ANNUAL SHOW
Saturday 31 August 2019
All welcome!
Our Annual Show will feature produce from Armstrong Allotments and St Gabriel's Allotments in Heaton.

Please come along with your entries or just to see other gardeners' entries.
The show is open to all levels,
not just the experts!


SCHEDULE

  • 9am-midday: staging (25p per entry)
  • Midday-2pm: judging
  • 3-4pm: auction of produce
  • 3.30-4pm: raffle

RAFFLE
We have some fantastic raffle prizes, including:
Many thanks for the generosity of those who have donated raffle prizes! 

CATEGORIES

If you are a member of either allotment association and would like to enter some of your produce, here are the categories (and we can't emphasise enough that all levels of gardeners and producers are welcome to enter, not just the experts!):










As with all such shows, there are rules - please see below:


Most importantly... please come along and have fun!




Sunday, 7 July 2019

Annual Flower and Vegetable Show 2019

Save the date: our Annual Flower and Vegetable Show will be taking place on Saturday 31 August.  More details to follow...

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Thank you!

Many thanks to everyone who came to and helped out at our Annual Plant Sale. 

All the proceeds go back into running the allotments, so we are very grateful!

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Annual Plant Sale - THIS SATURDAY MORNING, 25 May 2019


This year's Annual Plant Sale is on Saturday 25 May 2019 from 10.30am.

Come along and stock up on flowers and vegetable plants for your allotment and/or garden.

You are advised to turn up in good time as this is a very popular event - the entrance to the allotments is on Crompton Road in Heaton.  All welcome!




Saturday, 16 February 2019

Fires

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In case you were wondering when you can have a fire at your allotment, here's a little reminder:

You can have a fire at your allotment 

  • from midday onwards (not before) 
  • Monday-Saturday (not Sundays or Bank Holidays)
  • until 31 March
Fires are not permitted between 1 April and 31 October.

Fires should not include plastic, roofing felt or any other substance that might give off toxic fumes.

Please familiarise yourself with the Allotment Fire Code of Practice before having a fire at your allotment.

Thursday, 3 January 2019

2019 AGM

Members are invited to this year's AGM which will be held at St Gabriel's Church hall on Tuesday 29 January at 7pm.