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WAYS TO   PROTECT   YOUR SITE

Given the erosion of allotment protections, the advice from seasoned campaigners and NSALG is to act to save your site before it is threatened. A thriving site with a strong community of plot-holders is much less likely to come under attack.

FORM AN ASSOCIATION

This, say campaigners,

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