Our AGM 2018

PGA LogoThe Prudhoe Gardeners’ Association AGM will be held on 4th April 2018 in the PRUDHOE DISTRICT AND SERVICES CLUB (ROYAL BRITISH LEGION) PRUDHOE on WEDNESDAY 4th APRIL 2018 STARTING AT 7PM

You will find us in the “Back Room” – the bar staff will direct you if you are not sure where this is. All members and allotment holders are welcome to attend

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Dig This March 2018

NewsletterHere is another of our useful and informative news letters. We hope that you will enjoy reading it, find it useful and even come to join us as members and/or plot holders.

Dig This – March 2018

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open this file.

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Allotment weather forecast

weather stone

Had to chuckle when this came up on another allotment website – obviously people didn’t always consult the Met Office.

Obviously you can get an up to date forecast by going to https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/,  putting the name of your village or town in the box at the top and saving the link so that you can come back and check whether you will be rained off the allotment today. But that’s more serious ….

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Prudhoe Town Show 2018

Prudhoe Town Show 2017Prudhoe Town Show now has a Facebook page all to itself!

Preparations are in full swing.  The weekend of Saturday 8th September and Sunday 9th September has been booked at the Prudhoe United Services Club, off Front Street, Prudhoe.

The schedule of classes is being prepared and we will let you know as soon as it is available to be sent out, collected (quite free). A typical PGA Schedule 2015 is available here to give you some idea of the classes that we have – but we will update this as soon as there is a copy for 2018 from the printers.

If you would like to sponsor any of our classes or to offer prizes for the grand raffle that is held on the Sunday afternoon when cups and awards are made, please contact us.

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Bird Flu Restrictions 2017 – 2018

HensOn January 18th 2018 the following announcement was made by chief veterinary officer

“A bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England, Chief Veterinary  officer Nigel Gibbens has confirmed today.

This means it is a legal requirement for all bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures. It comes as 13 dead wild birds were confirmed to have the virus in Warwickshire.”

Necessary actions and background are found on this link. This applies to allotment holders who keep hens on their plots as well as to farmers, commercial livestock holders and home chicken keepers.

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