Photo Competition Winners
All entries were judged independently by Cariad our digital agency. The result was five winning photographs entered by three plotholders. All five winning photographs are showcased on the website Gallery page and one image ‘Rainbow’ has been added to the Home page rolling banner. Thank you to all plotholders who submitted a variety of excellent images.
Revised Site Regulations
During the year a number of updates have been made to our regulations. Some changes were in response to your requests as well as ensuring that our allotments are managed to a high standard and observed for the benefit of all users. The latest regulations are version 8 and for full details go to the Allotment Information page and click on the Regulations link.
Annual General Meeting
Our AGM will take place on Tuesday 12th April 2016 at 8pm. The venue is St Pauls Church Hall, Long Lane, N3. Last year we scheduled into the AGM a plotholders forum which turned out to be a lively debate leading to a number of changes.
Do come along, get involved and participate, put forward and debate any ideas, concerns or questions you may have. Please add this important event to your diary.
New – Finchley Nurseries Discount Card
Finchley Nurseries Garden Centre now offer Pointalls plotholders 10% discount off all plants and seeds. They stock a great choice of leading brands and many varieties of fruit, vegetables, flowers and wildflower seeds and plants. When buying from Finchley Nurseries be sure to use your allotment discount card and save 10%.
Finchley Nurseries Garden Centre is located off Burtonhole Lane, Mill Hill East.
We have produced a new and easier to use Incident Report form. It is important that any matters of concern are made known to enable us to investigate and resolve incidents as well as better manage our allotment site for the benefit of all plotholders. To report an incident online simply go to the Contact Us page, follow the Incident Report link, complete and submit the form. Alternatively, hard copies are available at the Trading Shed.
New Site Map
Pointalls is a large site with 160 cultivated plots. For greater visibility we have now updated our site map and for the first time will distribute copies to all our tenants and importantly new tenants. The site layout is clearly displayed along with facilities such as parking areas, first aid points, toilets and trading shed. Notice boards now show the new site map and copies will be sent to all tenants with our annual invoice mailing in December.
For the first time in a number of years, sadly, we have to report a number of incidents of theft of produce from several plots. One culprit was caught red handed; their tenancy terminated and their subsequent eviction from our site. You may have seen the notices we posted on site as a reminder that such behaviour contravenes both our Regulations and common decency.
Latest Site Regulations
Amendments have been made to Regulation 23 sheds, greenhouses and other structures and Regulation 27 behaviour and safety. For full details go to the Allotment Information page and click on the Regulations link. In addition the Regulations have been posted on notice boards and in the Trading Shed.
This month we judged entries for the potato competition and are pleased to announce the three winners producing the largest yields from selected plants:
First place Paul Castignetti with 53lbs (24.40kg)
Second place Angie Thomas with 38lbs (17.23kg)
Third place John Waterhouse with 23lbs (10.43kg)
Congratulations to the winners and all competitors.
Thank you to those plotholders who submitted a variety of excellent images. Winning entries will be showcased on our website home and photo gallery pages but first judging has to be finalised. Full details will be published very soon.