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Pensioner Evicted after Dog Dies

A pensioner is being evicted from an allotment for burying his dead dog on the site. John Johnson, 69, was told to dig up the body of border collie Max last month after complaints from other tenants. He compiled with the order from council chiefs, but has been told he …

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Woman 80, found murdered in allotment

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry after the body of a 80-year-old woman was found on an allotment site she helped to run in north London. The body of “fragile” pensioner Lea Adri-Soejoko was found by police officers in a garden lock-up on the Colindale allotments after she had been …

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Britain’s Best Allotment

During the past few weeks I’ve spent most of my time driving around England looking at some beautiful allotments. I’ve been a judge in Britain’s Best Allotment competition as part of National Allotments Week which ends this weekend. It’s interesting to see people use their allotments not only a place …

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