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merv

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The Allotment Movement
« on: September 28, 2003, 16:27:18 »
Hiya,  :)

Could we have a named Forum for news, information, questions to do with what is happening in the Allotment Movment.  

Eg., sites under threat and what is happening?  Any new Legislation.  Short outlines of major conferences, like ARI in Birmingham.

This could also be the place for questions about points of law and how it is affecting us.

Do you know about section 8?

Where can you get "A Good Practice Guide"

etc etc
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The Allotment Movement
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2003, 16:36:08 »
Hi Merv - great idea.  I don't think that privately owned lotties are as protected as Local Authority ones, but wouldn't know where to go to find out!
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2003, 16:46:54 »
Just a thought, Merv - there is a Yahoo group (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/kitchengardens/) which is where I look for that kind of info - mainly because Richard Wiltshire of QED is a member.  He is a GOLDMINE of useful information and advice, and is involved in a lot of these initiatives.

All best - Gavin
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2003, 16:47:34 »
Hiya again.

I would think that your lease would give you most info about Tenure.

Where did the land for your Allotments come from in the first place would also give you some idea. eg., was it Covenanted, was it a gift etc etc.
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2003, 16:53:32 »
Hi Merv - it's 'owned'  by the Church (at least that's who we pay the rent to).  Information about its origins is sketchy, but we think it was gifted to the people of the parish in the late 18th/early19th centure by a local parson.  When I get more info - I'll come back to you.  Be useful to know exactly where we stand!  
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2003, 17:01:17 »
Hey gavin.

Thanks for the info. Richard is really good and will be the guest speaker at our 1/2 yearly.

Ifn you have a look at the ARI Final Report there is some stuff there.

regards

merv
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2003, 15:16:14 »

So, what do you think Dan?
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2003, 14:00:13 »
Merv,  I've added the board The Allotment Movement, but I'll wait to see if it's well used before deciding if it should be kept.

I think that most of the questions / information in the board would fit quite comfortably in other boards, but I'll let the community decide.

Cheers

Dan
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Re: The Allotment Movement
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2003, 16:28:05 »
Thanks  :)

Can't get fairer than that.  

It's not just the Allotment Movement, it's a place to ask questions; about rent, tenacy agreements, sites under threat Allotment Law etc. etc.

We'll see how it goes, eh
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