Allotments good practice guide (fwd from UK Allotments email list0

Graham Burnett gb0063551 at
Sat Jun 16 20:03:19 EDT 2001

News for anyone interested in promoting/protecting allotments:

"Growing in the Community: A Good Practice Guide for the Management of
Allotments", by David Crouch, Joe Sempik and Richard Wiltshire, was
published by the Local Government Association on June 13. The preparation of
this guide follows on from a key recommendation of the 1998 Select Committee
Inquiry into the Future for Allotments. "Growing in the Community" is
available from IDeA Publication Sales, Layden House, 76-86 Turnmill Street,
London EC1M 5LG, Tel 020 7296 6600, Price £20 incl p&P, or £15 to not for
profit organisations, including allotment associations and allotment
holders. Please quote LGA Code EN 012 and send payment with order (made
payable to 'IDEA').

Sadly, no royalties, so no early retirement in the Bahamas - the old plot
will have to feed me a bit longer ...

Richard Wiltshire
Research Officer
QED Allotments Group
Dartford, Kent

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