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Sunday Cob and Coffee mornings
Join us on the first Sunday of the month throughout the Spring and Summer

While you're on site take a look at the toilet!

 
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Matthew Biggs - the Leicester connection

Click here  to read about Matthew's journey from his childhood in Leicester to the People's Gardener, a journey that took him to the prestigious Royal Botanic Garden in Kew.


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A visit to Maplewell Hall School
  
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Charnwood Forest hides from view many beautiful houses," said John Thornton. "I am about to visit one of these. Travelling towards Woodhouse Eaves an inconspicuous sign against a backdrop of mature trees directs me to ‘Maplewell Hall School’. I have been invited here to view the school’s allotment." 
  
Click here to read the article.





Groby's allotment sheds

A few years ago Michael Pratt visited the Ratby Road allotments and took photographs of the rustic architecture in the form of the allotment sheds.  A fascinating montage of the results can be seen on his popular website  -http://www.groby.org.uk/gallery/buildings/26.html

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Report any suspicious behaviour

Luckily the Groby allotments do not suffer from vandalism or theft as much as some other sites. But as the photographs show there have been fires lit and sheds damaged. Sometimes there have been reports of thefts of fruit and vegetables, so vigilance remains important.



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