The 2019 Awards Evening was held on September 9th. The Mayor of Ely, Michael Rouse presented the trophies and Certificates of Merit were subsequently distributed by the site reps.
Talks this year
Peat-free compost Presentation by Catherine Dawson from Melcourt Industries
New Regulations for Control of Rodents.
This is essential information for all tenants, presented by Ken Brown, Vice Chair of the Association. There have been big changes in the way poisons and traps can be legally used. New regulations are now in force with high penalties for non-compliance including large fines and prison terms. See this article on the Info page summarising Ken's talk, or download the file here.
A J FENN CUP for best allotment in Ely (and winner’s certificate)
Joint winners Stewart and Teresa Bye –Bridge Fen and Colin and Olive Bowles – New Barns
3rd place certificate: Vala Carter – New Barns
HOLDEN-ROLFE CUP for best small plot (and winner’s certificate)
Gareth and Bev Owen – Upherds Lane
2nd place certificate: Valerie Sims -Upherds Lane
3rd place certificate: Trevor Brown- Upherds Lane
MICHAEL UNGAR MEMORIAL CUP for best newcomer (and winner’s certificate) Richard & Svetlana Hayes - New Barns
2nd place certificate: The Dalton Family - Bridge Fen
Joint 3rd place certificate: Fil and Til Utting Brown- Bridge Fen and Diane Scott and David Watts- Bridge Fen
The following trophies will be retained by the winners.
JACK CLARKE TROPHY for best plot on Bridge Fen Stewart And Teresa Bye
MAURICE HOBBS TROPHY for best plot on New Barns Colin and Olive Bowles.
NIGEL CLARKE TROPHY for best plot on Upherds Lane Gareth and Bev Owen
JACK KEMP TROPHY for best plot on Back Hill & Canterbury Avenue