Thursday 2nd July 2015
The Association received an invitation to attend a meeting at the Town Hall at 9a.m. on Thursday 2nd July. In attendance were Mrs Pat Harris, Interim Town Clerk; Samantha Brown, Allotments Officer; Ty Smith, Head Groundsman. Also present were John Pritchard, Chairman of the Association; Pat Harding & Mike Penn, Borovere Site Reps; and Phil Small, Spitalfields Site Rep.
We discussed the routine grass and hedge cutting maintenance for all sites. A copy of the letter to Cllr Matthew Bayliss( See correspondence page) was circulated. It is hoped that after such a positive and productive meeting, the Association can look forward to the proposals being approved by the Open Spaces "Allotment Advisory Sub-Committee', at their meeting on July 15th 2015.
Wednesday 24th February 2016
A Referendum relating to the adoption of the Alton Neighbourhood Plan will be held on Wednesday 24th February 2016
The question which will be asked in the Referendum is:
"Do you want East Hampshire District
Council to use the Neighbourhood
plan for Alton to help it decide
planning applications in the
The Neighbourhood Plan emphasises the need for allotments.
Policy CH7 therefore supports the provision of new allotments associated with housing development schemes. Where a development proposal includes new allotments, this will be considered as a positive feature of that scheme.
The action point for Alton Town Council which relates to this objective is:
CHAP5: We will seek to offer a co-ordinating role to local organisations in order to improve and promote the usage and financial health of the town’s range of amenities.
Please consider supporting the Neighbourhood Plan.
Monday 4th April 2016 - ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the Alton Allotment Association, will be held at 7pm, on Monday 4th April 2016, at the Finnimore Pavilion, Anstey park, Anstey Road, Alton.
Our guest speaker will be Jenny Crawford, the Southern Region representative of the National Society for Allotment and Leisure Gardeners (NSALG).
Refreshments (Tea/Coffee & biscuits) will be available.
There is ample parking.
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