Monthly Archives: January 2017

Winter EAP newsletter now available

The Ealing Allotment Partnership newsletter is now available.
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Hello everybody,

The winter edition of the newsletter is attached. I would particularly draw your attention to the update on the current threat to build on Northfields allotments. Christina Fox, the chair of their local allotment association, explains how we as fellow-allotmenteers can help in the fight against this proposal. This is not the first threat of development on allotment land in Ealing and it is unlikely to be the last. Next time it may be your site and as such rallying round and supporting Northfields is in all our interests! So please sign up to their petition on

Other items include news on a joint EAP-Council initiative to fund composting toilets on Ealing allotment sites, information on entry to the allotment section of the coming year’s Ealing-in-Bloom competition plus the usual site profile and local association news.

For those who would prefer a Word copy of the newsletter, it is available for download from the EAP website at

Finally, Ascott have a supply of very reasonably priced oil-drum incinerators – click on the attachment for details and if possible put a copy of the flyer up your site noticeboard for others to see.

Happy reading,

Patrick Williams,
Newsletter Editor

The flyer for the incinerators is


January 2017 newsletter

This issue includes reminders about 25% or Thompson & Morgan seeds with no postage charges but you’ll need to get your orders in by 22nd Jan so get your skates on. The recently arrived potatoes are going fast. There’s details of our upcoming shows, site news and much more.

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