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Coombe Allotments - eviction notices served, 12 months to save them

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concretesuperhero   Apr 7th 2015 17:02

formation meeting of the Coombe Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Society will be held in Coombe this Sunday at 6pm with full updates - details on noticeboard by the gate and @FightForCoombe on twitter

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concretesuperhero   Apr 12th 2015 12:05

thanks to all 36 who signed up to be Friends of Coombe Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Society at Wotton Gardening Club Spring Show yesterday smile

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concretesuperhero   Apr 19th 2015 12:02

pleased to say we have accepted a speaking slot in the Toby Buckland Garden Festival programme at Bowood on June 5 from 12-1 - partnering with urban allotment campaigns from Watford and Bristol. Leaflets available at the Coombe Allotments noticeboard. Our chicken run area is now being planted with potatoes and the allotments are full - waiting list now open again grin

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concretesuperhero   May 10th 2015 22:45

come up to Coombe Allotments and see what a great, productive half-acre we have. Noticeboard has a signup sheet for those wanting to become Friends of Coombe Allotment and Leisure Gardeners Society (CALGS) - its free

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concretesuperhero   May 12th 2015 11:37

[external link] nice piece on Gazette website by Stuart Rust on the Coombe Allotments community asset bid - hope it makes this weeks printed version smile

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concretesuperhero   Jun 3rd 2015 05:59

the Coombe Allotment campaigners will be on stand 40 #SaveOurAllotments at Toby Bucklands Garden Festival Bowood on Friday and Saturday 5,6 June. Speaking 1:15 Friday in Inspirations Marquee. Do come and say hello

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Chandrasekar   Mar 20th 2016 06:07

Here's a story that hugely deserved a happy ending, but sadly won't get one. Allotments holders are being evicted on Good Friday, ie this coming Friday. 170+ years of gardening history in this part of Coombe is to come to an end.

Well done nevertheless to all the campaigners on their heroic efforts to try to save this historic bit of land.

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