BHAF Newsletter
30th January 2014

Dear Allotmenteer,
You are invited to our AGM.
AGM Annual General Meeting BHAF
13th March 6.30-9.30pm
Brighthelm Centre
North Road
We will meet at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start.
If you are a plot holder in Brighton or Hove then you are member of the Federation, so please come along.
Along with usual business, at this years AGM, we will share the progress of
the Allotment Strategy, there will also be a presentation from Russ Howarth
on Allotments in the Gambia!
The first drafts of the Allotment Strategy are being compiled right now and we will be emailing our members again with details, hopefully within two weeks, once these are agreed.

Forward any agenda items and any nominations for Federation Officers
or Committee members to or by post to;
BHAF Secretary, c/o Stanmer Nursery, Stanmer Park, Brighton, BN1 9SE.

Due to the amount of hard work over the last year in regards to building the
Allotment Strategy with the Council, some Committee members will be retiring.
Please consider putting yourself forward to help, many positions will be available.
Chairman - Alan Phillips
Chairs Federation Committee meetings and the AGM.
Vice Chairman - Russ Howarth
Chairs Site Rep meetings and Liaison meetings with the Council.
Secretary - Allan Brown
Takes minutes at meetings, answers correspondence, general secretarial duties.
Treasurer - Emily Gardiner
Responsible for accounts and payments, development fund applications.
Publicity Officer - Mark Carroll
Manages the website and facebook page, group emails to members, poster design and general publicity.
Steve Lucas and Anne Glow
Committee members with miscellaneous responsibilities.

We are eager to attract more people to help with local associations or to use their personal and professional skills to promote our work. Do come along, meet us and see how you can participate.
Useful Links

Brighton and Hove Organic Gardening Group.

Manure delivered by tractor load. Call Perrets Farm on 843235

Horse Manure. FREE TO COLLECT !
Very well rotted horse manure (no shavings in it) 95% pure manure 5% hay.
A few bags or a lorry load to share with other allotmenteers.
On going 7 days a week 9am to need to make appointment.
Pulborough Stud,
Blackgate Lane,
RH20 1DD
Keep up to date with us

Please get in touch with us with any stories from your allotment site! We are always on the lookout for local stories. Also please remember that our website is a community site, which means you can post up your own pages. Its not hard to do and we will always be able to help if you have difficulties.
Best Regards,
Mark Carroll
BHAF Publicity Officer
Brighton and Hove Allotment Federation