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Hundreds have been waiting years for allotment space in Gloucester, UK

gloucGraham Snelling has been on the waiting list for an allotment for six years – but is still quite far back in the 200-strong queue.

As of 2015 there were 12 allotment sites providing 846 allotments in Gloucester. In total there are around 550 people waiting for a spot on these allotments.

By CitizenChip
Gloucester Citizen
April 28, 2016

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Graham Snelling has been on the waiting list for an allotment for six years – but is still quite far back in the 200-strong queue.

Despite living in Pennine Close in Quedgeley for 45 years, green-fingered Graham, 68, has been frustrated in his attempts to get a patch to call his own in the suburb.

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