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Grow Heathrow, possibly the country’s longest running and most productive community garden project, is facing eviction and will be in court on the 18th and 19th June after two and a half years of growing.

The land owners are hoping they'll get to kick the squatters off – despite not having any plans for the area which was wasteland covered in 30 tonnes of rubbish before it flourished as a community project.

Grow Heathrow is an off-grid project with three huge greenhouses to grow vegetables, regular workshops and acts as a community hub, which initially sprung up in protest at the proposed third runway at Heathrow. It continued when the runway was ditched, luckily – in the last month the plans have hit the news again.

It's been said that along with the aviation industry's ongoing campaign for R3, the idea also has the backing of Tory peers and Osborne (surprise surprise) who's been hassling Cameron to put the idea back on the table in aid of the 'economy'.

Grow Heathrow are urging people to support them at 9.30 am outside of Central London County Court on the 18th and 19th.

See www.transitionheathrow.com

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