Covid – 19. Measures and rule amendments in place during the current situation:
- The gate will remain open and unlocked during the daytime. It will be locked overnight.
- Please follow the current government advice regarding social distancing and handwashing:
- Do not visit the site if you or any member of your household have any symptoms of or are ill with coronavirus.
- Keep 2m apart from others
- Wash your hands regularly. We do not have clean water on site so please bring your own hand washing/sanitiser to site. Do not use the troughs
- Having fires in incinerators is no longer permitted until further notice.
- If bringing children to site keep them to your own plot, be aware the gate is open.
- Do not share tools.
- When using machinery please wear PPE and observe safe working distances.
The committee have amended the measures previously issued, having received guidance from Bucks Association of Local Councils.
This advice is subject to change
After introducing our wildlife wetland pond to the site last year, its fantastic to see that we have had newts take residence already. As newts are a UK endangered and protected species, it is even more special, and a credit to the Allotment committee members and plot holders that created this wonderful habitat on site.
Thanks to the AVDC new homes bonus grant we have been able to purchase materials to increase the amount of site access track and to fence the site boundary. The grant allowed us to fulfill the wishes of our plot holders from recent surveys and consultation we have undertaken.
With the grant money providing a majority of the cost of materials, we had a good turn out of committee members and plot holders to provide the labour for laying the track stone, and also the fixing of the site perimeter fencing. We would like to sincerely thank all those that turned up in their own time to complete these projects.
Both projects have been a complete success with all plot holders, and particularly the less able now being able to reach their plots at the far end of the site on the new track. The new fencing also provides a secure deterrent for stray dogs and deer entering the plots and destroying the crops our members have worked hard to grow.