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Allotments come under pressure

by Sarah - November 11th, 2011.
Filed under: allotment.

ALLOTMENT holders in Barrow are set to be issued with new contracts which could spell changes to conditions for green-fingered enthusiasts.

NEW RULES: Allotment holders could soon be asked to maintain fences and communal areas, and face a crackdown on rent collection

Barrow Borough Council has been carrying out a review of allotments in the area after being hit with a £55,000 bill for their upkeep last year.

some of the things they mention like trying to cut water use makes sense anyway! Rainwater storage could help reduce water bills. There are allotments without water supplies!