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NewsLetter – Summer 2016 Issue 2

  Welcome, Help Our Bees to Flourish…….. Simply click the link below to read it online or simply download it for later. It’s a fresh new approach for our plot members. NewsLetter Issue 2 Summer 2016    

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Plots available

As of June 2016 we have 6 plots available for rent at £40 a year. If you are interested in viewing a plot please contact our site secretary Sandra on Derby 365943.

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Allotment Calendar 2016

Each year I produce an A4 calendar featuring pictures taken within the Firs Estate Allotment site. The pictures are mainly of flowers and produce, and are a way of sharing just how lovely our site is. The cost will be … Continue reading

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NewsLetter – Summer 2015 Issue 1

  Welcome, get your allotment news here. You can read it online or simply download it for later. Simply click the link below. It’s a new fresh approach for our plot members. NewsLetter Summer 2015 Issue 1

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Swifts

No doubt many plotholders will be familiar with the swifts that fly over the site at this time of year. Derbyshire Widlife Trust are running a survey to find out where they nest and think this may be the largest … Continue reading

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Bonfires

Here’s a reminder of the rules concerning bonfires: – You may only have bonfire between October 1st and May 1st. – Only start a bonfire one hour before sunset. – Please take into account the direction in which smoke may … Continue reading

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Progress since the fire

Since the fire was reported in the Derby Telegraph we have been touched by the many offers of support we have received to help us put things right. Funding is being provided by Toyota, Western Power, Littleover Business Group and Tom Carey Fund to clear up the … Continue reading

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