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The face of THE NATIONAL ALLOTMENT SOCIETY in the NORTH WEST .
The only UK wide organisation which fights for the rights and interests of allotment holders across the country.
As a consultee on Section 8 Orders, the Society works to ensure statutory allotment sites are not disposed of unfairly and that local authorities uphold their duty to provide allotment land.
As a membership lead organisation the Society represents the views of its members on a national level and are in regular contact with the media, NGOs, environmental charities and Government departments, including DEFRA and DCLG.
This work would not be possible without;
Benefits of joining the National Allotment Society
Information and practical help on how to form and run a Association/Society
Help & free downloadable advice
sheets on many subjects.
Quarterly magazine and newsletter
A seed scheme
Free initial legal advice
Opportunities to volunteer in your local area promoting allotment gardening at shows and events.
NAS offers practical advice on running an allotment site and allotment gardening to subscribers.
Supplying advice on allotment legislation and law.
NAS volunteer representatives will not get involved in personal disputes or disagreements.
Your Regional NAS Rep and Regional Panel can help you to identify your local allotment society.
They can give advice and support around issues such as fundraising, setting up an association, self management and site regeneration/creation or signpost you to the right person; they deal with local member issues and as an NAS member you can ask them to represent your views at official tenancy meetings concerning your site.