Has Leeds council lost the plot over ongoing row with gardeners?



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A GROUP of battling gardeners are accusing council bosses of “threatening” behaviour amid claims they are being pressured into signing new leases - or risk losing their allotment plots entirely - while a wider debate about future arrangements is still ongoing.

As reported in the YEP last month, members of the Leeds and District Gardeners’ Federation were celebrating after a High Court judge overturned Leeds City Council’s plans to increase rent on the city’s allotments from £37 to £58 per year.

However the David and Goliath row shows no signs of abating.


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