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New Allotment Site Opens in Colchester

New allotments have officially opened in Colchester, giving green thumbs the chance to grow their own food straight from the vegetable patch. The latest allotment to open is on Kirby Drive, after Colchester Council’s cabinet member for communities Beverley Oxford, performed the official opening. A total of 38 plots have …

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What is an Allotment?

An allotment is an area of land which is rented on a yearly basis to local residents and community groups. The purpose of an allotment is to grow your own food whether that is fruit, herbs or vegetables. Flowers can be grown but they are mostly for edible crops. Some …

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