Celebrity gardeners back Birkby allotment-holders plotting to save their site

Celebrity gardeners back Birkby allotment-holders plotting to save their site
 

Celebrity gardeners have backed Huddersfield allotment-holders’ battle to keep their plots.
Tenants at the Cemetery Road allotments in Birkby are being told they will be evicted because of a new build school.
Kirklees Council is set to build a £10m primary school at Clare Hill playing fields off Cambridge Road.
Because the new school will cause a sports pitch to be lost, planning rules require it to be replaced.
The council has decided that it will make the new pitch on land currently used by gardeners at the Cemetery Road allotments.
About a dozen tenants are set to be moved on.
While most... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 32
Source: Examiner
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