WAF AGM – Tuesday 10th March 2020

The Worcester Allotments Forum AGM 2019 was held on Tuesday 10th March 2020 in the Council Chamber, Guildhall, Worcester.

Full Minutes will be published in due course. All tenants were invited and encouraged to attend!

The principal business of the AGM was to elect the Officers of the Forum – i.e. The Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer.

Candidates for these positions had put their names forward and been circulated around those entitles to vote at the AGM – i.e. All Site Reps of good standing on 10th March 2020.

The results of these elections was as follows (For / against / abstained).

Total number of Votes Cast – xx

Chairman – Mike Norman, Old Northwick Lane (-/-/-)

Vice-Chairman – Maz Williams, Windsor Avenue (11 / 6 / 1)

Secretary – Louise Robertson (-/-/-)

Treasurer – Elizabeth Bailiss (-/-/-)

Full voting details awaited

Malvern Autumn Show – TBA September 2020

This year’s RHS Malvern Autumn Festival is scheduled for the xx – xx September 2020 at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern.

The Autumn Pavillion is hosting the UK National Giant Vegetables Championship where expert growers battle it out to grow enormous veg and be crowned champion. 2016 saw four World Records broken including the world’s heaviest Red Cabbage at 23.3kg (grown by David Thomas, Cornwall), almost 10lbs heavier than the previous record set in 1925. They’re looking forward to breaking even more records this year!

Allotment Competition Awards Ceremony – Wed 30th October 2019

The WAF’s 2019 Allotment Competition Awards Ceremony was held at Worcester’s Guild Hall on Wednesday 30th October at 7.30pm. The results for all categories were announced on the night, with prizes being awarded by TBA, Councillor TBA.

The categories are:

  • Best Full Allotment Plot
  • Best Half Allotment Plot
  • Best Polytunnel / Greenhouse
  • Best New Tenant
  • Most Child Friendly?
  • Most Eco-Friendly?

Cups were awarded for the winners of each/most category/ies, engraved and presented for one year. Runners-up medals and certificates were awarded in each category for Gold, Silver Gilt, Silver and Bronze.

Everyone who entered is welcome to attend and bring a guest with them. For further details, please contact us or your site representative.

Information for Site Reps

This section is only accessible by those with Site Rep accounts. We hope you find it useful.

The below documents link to policies within the FAQ’s but can also be printed for use should your tenants require some more information.

Allotment Forum Newsletters

The Chairman of the Forum traditionally produces an annual newsletter, and we would further like to produce seasonal newsletters as well to share the latest news from across the sites, photos from events and seasonal advice.

If there is anything you would like us to feature, please send an email via the contact page, and we will get in touch.

Allotment Forum Annual Newsletters:- [Those currently (Jan-2020) available include]:-

Forum Annual Newsletter October 2015.