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AGM 2018 Agenda: 1. Chair’s address 2. Apologies for absence 3. Minutes of last AGM (2017) & Matters arising 4. Secretary’s report 5. Treasurer’s report including presentation & approval of financial accounts 6. Election of Officers and Management Committee 7. Any business or proposition submitted by member or members before the meeting Notes: Any member who wishes to stand for a Committee position (including that of the Chairperson) or raise any issue for formal discussion at the AGM can do so by email to at least 5 days before the AGM date.

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AGM 2018

Allotments Stockport

Over 1,400 plot holders with a passion for Grow-You- Own

Working to keep allotments safe in plot holders’ hands


Notice of AGM 2018

Tuesday 27th March 2018 at 7.00pm

At Walthew House

112 Shaw Heath, Stockport SK2 6QS

(next door to Harry Bates, Plumbers Merchants)




Accessible first floor room – Loop System – Free parking at rear & nearby Gilmore St. car park



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Allotments Stockport is affiliated to the National Allotment Society (NSALG), The National Vegetable Society & North west Counties Association

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The Allotments Stockport AGM will be held on Tuesday 27th March at 7pm.

The venue is Walthew House, Shaw Heath, SK2 6QS

All members are welcome to attend

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North West Counties Allotment Association now have a new website here’s the link. They welcome News Articles, Pictures , Events , Publications so they can add your great success to tell all.

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Bird flu has been detected in 17 wild birds in Dorset, the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed today, with more expected over the coming days.

This is the first confirmed finding of the virus in the UK this winter and tests have shown it is closely related to the H5N6 strain that has been circulating in wild birds across Europe in recent months. This is different to the strains which affected people in China last year and Public Health England have advised the risk to public health is very low. The Food Standards Agency have said that bird flu does not pose a food safety risk for UK consumers.

UK Chief Veterinary Officer, Nigel Gibbens, said:

This is the first time avian flu has been identified in the UK this winter and while the disease does not represent a threat to the public, it is highly infectious and deadly to birds.

As the virus has been circulating across Europe, this finding has not come as a surprise. But it is vital that anyone who keeps birds – whether a few in a back garden or thousands on a farm – is vigilant for any signs of disease, reports suspect disease to APHA and maintains good biosecurity to reduce the risk of their birds becoming infected.

While there is no legislative requirement to put restrictions in place when this strain of virus is found in wild birds, the Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed local measures will be introduced to help manage the potential threat.

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Have you grown Ulluco this year?

DEFRA have issued a notice regarding possible viruses from ulluco spreading to potatoes and other crops. Please read the report from DEFRA by clicking on the link below.


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