Rotherham Allotment Alliance

Growing the Community

Welcome to the website for the Rotherham Allotment Alliance. From January 2020 the RAA took full responsibility for the management and administration of all allotment sites and plots previously managed by Rotherham MBC, this consists of over 25 sites and over 1000 plots. Within Rotherham, there are also a number of allotment sites provided by Town and Parish Councils and other providers. Please check under ‘Our Allotments’ for a full list of all allotment sites being managed by the RAA.

 

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Our Mission Statement: The Rotherham Allotment Alliance aims to provide, promote and develop allotments in Rotherham so that they offer people of all backgrounds and abilities opportunities to enjoy gardening in safe, secure, accessible and environmentally sustainable surroundings. In doing so, it will make efficient use of available resources to ensure that the service is financially self-sufficient whilst remaining affordable to those who want to use it. It will do this by:-

• enabling allotment societies to flourish on sites where they already exist,
• providing guidance and support to such societies where required,
• managing sites which do not have societies efficiently,
• promoting the establishment of new allotment societies on sites that do not currently have them and/or establishing a volunteer base for sites that are unable to form a society,
• developing and implementing plans for the improvement and promotion of allotment gardening across the borough of Rotherham

Fires – polite reminder

There have recently been a number of complaints regarding inappropriate bonfires on allotment sites causing a nuisance and, in some cases, serious health issues. Allowing a […]

AGM Update

As part of the AGM, we have to re-elect the Board of directors. The current Board members (except for 2 nominated by RMBC) have put themselves […]

Plot Rent Payments Deadline End of March

Polite reminder that all plot rents are due by the end of March. Failure to pay will result in the termination of your tenancy. Any questions […]

Director Vacancies

The RAA is a Community-Benefit Society that is responsible for the management of 30 allotment sites across the Rotherham borough. We have vacancies for 2 directors […]

AGM – 23.3.21

The Allotment Alliance is holding their AGM on Tuesday 23rd March 2021 at 6.30pm. Due to ongoing covid-19 restrictions, it has been decided that it will […]

Avian Influenza restrictions still in force

Avian Influenza Restrictions are still in force. All tenants with birds must follow the guidelines. See https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu for more information. biosecurity-poultry-guide.11.11.20pdf Bird Flu biosecurity self-assessment check […]

RAA Update

RAA UPDATE 2020 Dear Tenants, I would first like to personally thank everyone for their help and support throughout 2020 which has proven to be a […]

Important update for tenants with poultry

New housing measures will come into force in England, Scotland and Wales on 14 December. Avian influenza (bird flu): Latest situation - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) Please ensure […]

Important Information from the Government for those who keep birds

An Avian Influenza Prevention Zone (AIPZ) has been declared across the whole of England to mitigate the risk of the disease spreading, the UK’s Chief Veterinary […]

Leaving your plot?

If anyone is giving up their plot at the end of year, please can you contact me and let me know so I can offer it […]