FOI request (FOIR-357171849)
Allotments and bonfires
Requested Wed 18 August 2021
Responded Wed 25 August 2021
1. Does you authority provide allotments?
2. If you do provide allotments:
a. Do you currently allow tenants to have bonfires on their plots?
b. If you don't allow bonfires on plots, is that a recent decision (since January 2020) and was climate change a stated factor in the decision being made?
c. If you do allow bonfires on plots, are you considering a change of policy within the next 18 months based on the damage to the environment that they cause?
2a. Hastings Borough Council does allow bonfires on tenants plots providing they adhere to the Allotment Rules that we have set out with regard to having bonfires.
2c. We have not considered a change in policy as this activity is very infrequent on our sites.
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