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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #40 on: February 23, 2013, 07:46:49 »
I'd love to come it sound so exciting ,I may have to get a train unless someone is car sharing in Essex Chelmsford ? would love to see Betty's allotments  :icon_cheers:

The train is good as there is a station nearby, I will be on the train but in the other direction as it's a bit too far to drive. (and the train is a real treat - you can sit and knit!)



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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #40 on: February 23, 2013, 07:46:49 »

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #41 on: February 23, 2013, 09:09:09 »
Morning Pumpkin,your right the train is a wonderful treat,alas I don't knit ,do you think they will still let me on :sad10:  :tongue3:

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #42 on: February 26, 2013, 18:07:27 »
Morning Pumpkin,your right the train is a wonderful treat,alas I don't knit ,do you think they will still let me on :sad10:  :tongue3:

Yes, you'll be welcome!



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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #43 on: February 28, 2013, 00:43:13 »
ALL CONFIRMED THEN  :toothy10:   :blob7:

So 20th July 2pm  at Squash64 Walsall Road Allotments Birmingham

Seed Swap - HELL YEA :) hehe

Identification :- I think we should all bring a can of cat food for the cats on Squash64 site?? Squash64 what you think? I am pretty sure the sight of people carrying suitcases full of seeds, bags of cakes and holding a can of cat food we know your one of us :) hehe

Food - I think maybe finger food, cake etc would be great how we keep track of whos coming and what they are bringing i am not 2 sure maybe if people post on here i will try and keep track and then post an update every few weeks :)

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #44 on: February 28, 2013, 07:14:46 »
The cat food is a really nice thought, thank you Cam. (but only if folks
want to, the cats will be happy to see you even without any food!)

I will pm my mobile number to all who let me know they are coming because
we keep the gates locked and you'll need to phone from the gate so I can
let you in. 

How about if I make badges and give them out at the gate?

We are really quite easy to find, whether you come by car or train but if
you would like more information please ask me. There is a map on our
website.

There is plenty of on-site parking so just drive up to the gate.

The seed swap is a good idea. 

Now we just have to hope for reasonable weather and NO RAIN on the day!


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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #45 on: February 28, 2013, 08:14:29 »
Lets up the   :sunny:   shines!



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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #46 on: February 28, 2013, 09:25:48 »
Would we be permitted to have a look around?

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #47 on: February 28, 2013, 09:38:32 »
Would we be permitted to have a look around?

We can do guided tours or you can wander around on your own, our plot holders
are quite visitor-friendly  :wave:
Betty
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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #48 on: February 28, 2013, 10:05:21 »
Could be a go-er! And looking at the photos of last years plant sale ,tempting to say the least!

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #49 on: February 28, 2013, 10:17:59 »
I'll have to let you know a bit later but we would like to  :happy7:

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #50 on: February 28, 2013, 20:47:16 »
Morning Pumpkin,your right the train is a wonderful treat,alas I don't knit ,do you think they will still let me on :sad10:  :tongue3:

You have nearly five months to learn to knit.  However crochet is easier to carry and you don't poke your neighbour with your needles. :drunken_smilie:

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #51 on: February 28, 2013, 23:53:00 »
John and I have been discussing this tonight and are hoping to come, all being well healthwise. 

We have a friend in the area that we haven't seen for many years so thought we would bring our caravan up and stay a few nights at Birmingham Caravan Club site.  We can then meet you all on Saturday afternoon and visit her on the Sunday.

Betty, would I be allowed to bring my mobility scooter into the allotments and are the paths wide enough to be able to drive around it please?   

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #52 on: March 01, 2013, 01:40:07 »
THis sounds like fun so I'd put my self down as a probably... I can't think of anything else I'm doing in July, I generally don't have a festival in there as it's the gap between the ones in May (small), and GLastonbury (enormous) before and the ones in August (medium sized and small) ... I need the gap to service the kit after Glasters plus I'm aware of how much gardening needs to be done in July.... I can bring cakes... is anyone else heading up past/through/from Swindon? Or I could get to Oxford easily enough or Cheltenham or Gloucester slightly less easily.... I suppose I could just get a train anyway.....

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #53 on: March 01, 2013, 06:20:02 »


Betty, would I be allowed to bring my mobility scooter into the allotments and are the paths wide enough to be able to drive around it please?

Yes Pauline, we are very lucky in that there are roadways all around the site
and we are due to have the main drive resurfaced very soon. 
There is a ramp into the pavilion and a disabled access toilet inside.
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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #54 on: March 01, 2013, 06:22:17 »
This is getting very exciting now with lots of you hoping to
come - I'm really looking forward to it and thank you Cam for
thinking of it in the first place!  :blob7:
Betty
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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #55 on: March 01, 2013, 09:01:16 »


Betty, would I be allowed to bring my mobility scooter into the allotments and are the paths wide enough to be able to drive around it please?

Yes Pauline, we are very lucky in that there are roadways all around the site
and we are due to have the main drive resurfaced very soon. 
There is a ramp into the pavilion and a disabled access toilet inside.

Thanks Betty, that's good news.   I am really looking forward to meeting you and many of the other A4A members, some of whom I met at Barnsdale a few years back.

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #56 on: March 01, 2013, 11:24:01 »
The is getting really really exciting.

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #57 on: March 02, 2013, 13:36:59 »
Well, we have booked in at the Caravan Club site in Birmingham for that weekend.  Someone will need to let us know nearer the time what food we will need to contribute. 

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #58 on: March 02, 2013, 20:11:37 »
I am so jealous, would love to come and see the cats, maybe I should move to Birmingham.  Too far for me to travel, but have a good time, and will wait for all the lovely photographs.  Allotment people are great, all my new friends are from the allotment, had a lovely bonfire today and a good chat.

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Re: Allotments 4 All 2013 Meeting
« Reply #59 on: March 05, 2013, 21:52:15 »
20th July 2pm  at Squash64 Walsall Road Allotments Birmingham as we stand

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Lottie Lou
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Deb P
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Pumpkinlover
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Pailines7
Jeannine (in sprit)

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