Number of people waiting for an allotment rises by 20% over the last year. National Society of Allotment & Leisure Gardeners considering legal action against councils which have not met their statutory duty to provide allotments. 26 April  topic
Government "gives green light to top ten community bright ideas" following the Sustainable Communities Act, 6 April  The government says the 300 ideas originally submitted "varied considerably with some needing no Government action as local councils already have the powers to implement the changes themselves. The Government plans to continue work with the LGA to give all the proposals proper consideration."