The Edinburgh Evening News reports that there is a long waiting list of Edinburgh residents waiting for allotments to grow fruit and vegetables. There are plans do something about this:
An area almost three times the size of Princes Street Gardens would be transformed into allotments under plans being considered by city leaders.
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