Sunday, October 14, 2012

Plot 46 Thanks Sponsors

Plot 46 would like to thank sponsors and volunteers for the help in arranging the Halloween evening on Friday 26th October for children under 12 years of age.

Thanks to Jaison Martin of Martins Skip Hire, Roy Hanley of A1 Haulage, Elvington Plant Hire and Mitchell's Landscapes of York and Malton for all their help over the past few years.

Any donations for the Tombola or anyone wanting to help on Friday 26th October should contact Barry Bothamley on 01904 425640.

Coming soon the Christmas Fair on 8 December at Heworth Church Hall.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Halloween Will Soon Be Upon Us

Autumn has arrived with odd foggy mornings and the trees turning colour and dropping their leaves. It being October it is also the Hallowen month and will be celebrated on Glen Allotments with a Halloween evening on Friday 26 October. A similar format to last year will see the gates open at 6 p.m. for various attractions like Raffles, Tombola and refreshments. From requests from last year's event the refreshments will include the usual Tea and Coffee with Hot Dogs, Spicy Spare Ribs, Bacon Banjos and Jacket Potatoes. Events for the children include the Ghost Walk at 6:45 p.m. for which there will be a modest charge of 20p per child. At 7:45 p.m. is the Carved Pumpkin Competition. So get busy selecting your pumpkin and carving it to produce something interesting that is going to catch the judges eye. Please note that, this event is aimed at children under the age of twelve and is not suitable for older children.

Sadly, Ann and I are going to be away in the Far East and will miss this event but we'll be back for the Christmas Fair that will be held in the Heworth Church Hall on Melrosegate. More on that later.

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Trimming and cleaning the Hedgrow

Last week a bit of time was spent on trimming the hedges and raking out all the rubbish in hedgrows. The new boy's toys came in very useful hauling the trimmings and rubbish away for a bonfire. A very kind sponsor who wishes to remain anonymous kindly provided the mini tractor and trailer for use on plot 46 for special needs children and by the gardening club.