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08/03/2013 at 20:35

our lottys were vandalised . 7 gardens entered and sheds broke in.all hens and livestock terrorised and let free.  what sort of objects are we breeding.  most of us are retirees.we just want to be left alone.  is it worth carring on

08/03/2013 at 21:36

Always worth carrying-but so soul destroying-and a sign of the times

08/03/2013 at 21:38

good night wrinkly1 of coarse its worth carring on . if you don't they have won

Derek (retired )

don't let the B-----ds get you down

08/03/2013 at 21:41
08/03/2013 at 21:44

That is not nice maybe need to get a spy camera set up to record vandal, some are horrible lot like that don't care maybe just want to destroy things for others

But worth carrying on with gardening as it is enjoyable thing to do with rewards in seeing things grow

08/03/2013 at 21:46

what can we say wrinkly1, just that we are so sorry yes it is worth carryin on dont let these lowlifes destroy what you love doing cos to them its just a big laugh,i think its how they are brought up and the people they mix with,gone are the days when parents gave them a clip round the ear most of them have no control over them whatso ever they are the scum of the earth,but dont you dare give up make your plot as safe as you can and enjoy what you are doing,keep us posted.

08/03/2013 at 21:55
So sorry to hear about this but don't let them beat you, gardening is your enjoyment and these are the actions of those who have no joy in their lives. I feel sorry for them really.

As a side note you could try putting CCTV signs up even if there're no cameras, or intentions of them, but it might be enough to make them think twice.
08/03/2013 at 22:14

I get a few drunks and druggies passing my gate to the estate down the road and put plastic cameras up high where they were visible but out of reach. £1 each at a boot sale.

Don't let the police (overburdened) forget this and get the community bobbies to agree a schedule of action with you all. Get their advice and let them know you appreciate it and would like regular meetings. They know who the regular troublemakers are in the area.

Also, if it is a council area, could it be gated at night? Again, publicity is key, plus a charm offensive to coucil officials that won't let them forget the problem.

09/03/2013 at 15:29

Very sadily your experience is not isolated. There have been several threads on this forum, where people have been the victims of vandalism. Here are two others..

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/the-potting-shed/shed-theft/2965.html

http://www.gardenersworld.com/forum/problem-solving/potting-shed-burglary/2311.html

09/03/2013 at 15:47

Brumbull -that is not the same Dove

09/03/2013 at 15:52

Because they are a muppet

09/03/2013 at 15:58

The person who was trying to impersonate Dove has also posted on the thread about potatoes. His comment there says "...you might ask Jon Cob about that...".

It would seem that there are vandals to be found even on this forum.

09/03/2013 at 22:53

jon cob, change the record.

It would seem it's past your bedtime, off you go.  Overtired.

09/03/2013 at 23:00

thanks for all your support. you/r right. we can/t let these people win. onwards and upwards.

09/03/2013 at 23:13
JC has been in the booze tonight
09/03/2013 at 23:25

I think the discussion was about allotment vandalism. We will not exchange insults with anyone because it is playing into the hands of mischievous persons. 

10/03/2013 at 13:11

i have not had my allotment for very long and have been plagued with golf balls coming over,as in in the middle of putting up a shed we half finished it yesterday cos of the weather thought id secured it went over this morning in the pouring rain to find the roof halfway down the field my windows had blown on another allot so up to my knees in mud tryying to make it watertight but not much luck  oh dear the trials of an allotmenteer.

11/03/2013 at 22:37

i find it best not have shed or keep my tools on my allotment less to encourage two legged garden pest.

11/03/2013 at 23:45

the sheds not for my tools,its for making tea of course.teehee.

12/03/2013 at 00:20

why would one need a shed to make tea.

 

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