header latest news

Latest News

Minutes of the 2017 WWAA AGM

The 45th AGM of the Western Wards Allotment Association was held on 20th November 2017 at St Mary's Church Warsash.  A copy of the Minutes can be read here.

Copies of previous AGM and Committee Meeting Minutes can be accessed here.

Fareham in Bloom 2017 - Winners

Here are the winners from the Western Wards Allotment Association.  All other results of the 2017 Fareham in Bloom competition can be found on their website   http://www.fareham.gov.uk/PDF/leisure/FiBResultSheet2017.pdf.  Congratulations and well done to all entrants. Let's hope that more plot-holders will take part in 2018.

Allotment Garden up to 5 Rods

Silver Gilt
  • Mike & Fiona Seddon Lodge Road - 43D1
  • Barbara Hatch Hunts Pond Road -14A1
  • Phillip Campbell Hunts Pond Road 19a1
Silver
  • Mike Brown Hunts Pond Road - 13A1
Bronze
  • Alex Thompson Lodge Road-41B1

Allotment Garden over 5 Rods

Gold
  • Sean Shaw Hunts Pond Road - 28D
Silver
  • Clare Tilbury Lodge Road - 43B
  • Lorna Etherington Hunts Pond Road - 10a
  • Geoff & Sandra Milam Lodge Road - 44c
Bronze
  • Stephen & Denise Linburn Hunts Pond Road - 31C
  • Barnaby and Georgina Spragg Hunts Pond Road - 29/30D2

Site Awards

Warsash, HPR, Allotment Road and Lodge Road all received Silver Gilt.

Radio 4 Gardeners' Question Time came to Warsash

The Western Wards Allotment Association, in conjuction with the Warsash Horticultural Society (WHS), enjoyed a splendid afternoon on 7th November, hosting the ever popular Radio 4 Gardener's Question Time programme.  Chaired by Peter Gibbs, the panellists included (l to r) Bunny Guinness, Chris Beardshaw and Pippa Greenwood.

We recorded two programmes from the Warsash Victory Hall on Tuesday 7th November 2017 and these will be broadcast on Friday 17th November and Friday 15th December.  Don't forget to listen or subscribe to the podcast.

Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the Victory Hall, our chosen charity.

More photos:

 DSC 2725 2 

DSC 2722 2

Trading Hut News

The Jim Lett Trading Hut is still open for business but will close from 10th December until 21st January 2018.  We have lots of items for sale at very competitive prices so get down there early before stocks run out.  On sale from this Sunday (17th September) are:

  • Winter onions
  • Shallots
  • Garlic
  • Broad beans
  • Peas

Seed potatoes will be available in the shop on 18th February 2018. Varieties of potatoes available will include:

First early - Foremost, Rocket, Pentland Javelin, Lady Christl

Second early - Charolotte, Marfona,

Main crop - Cara, Pink Fir Apple, Picasso, Desire, Manitou, Mozart, Wilja, Kingsman, Carolus

Copyright 2011 - 2015 Western Wards Allotment Association