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Labour leader criticised over cemetery rules handling – as review vote defeated

Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston’s Cemetery off New Hall Lane/Miller Road Pic: Stephen Geraghty Labour’s acting leader in Preston has been criticised after a call to ‘think again’ about controversial cemetery rules was squashed. […]

2 months ago
Cost of burial and cremation to rise in Preston

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty The cost of dying in Preston is set to increase from April. Preston City Council has proposed an above-inflation rise on the cost […]

3 months ago
Preston Cemetery grave decoration rules approved – but more ‘time to think’ urged

Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Controversial proposals to keep and enforce the rules around decorating graves in Preston Cemetery have been approved – but they face […]

3 months ago
Grave memorialisation rule looks set to be enforced for Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery Pic: Stephen Geraghty Those with relatives and friends buried in Preston Cemetery look set to see their wishes to decorate graves ignored. A consultation was run throughout the […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Hundreds respond to Preston Cemetery grave options

Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells More than 200 people have given their views […]

8 months ago
Family left distraught by earth mound in Preston Cemetery

The family arrived to find this scene at the grave in Preston Cemetery The family arrived to find this scene at the grave in Preston Cemetery A family were left horrified when going to visit the grave of their niece they found a […]

9 months ago
Preston Cemetery consultation formally begins

Patricia Varty handing in the petition at the Town Hall, flanked by Ribbleton councillor Jonathan Saksena and deputy leader councillor Jon Swindells Jon-Jo’s grave at Ribbleton Cemetery The consultation for the personalisation of gravestones at Preston Cemetery has now gone live on the city council website. Following a petition of more than 4,500 names to the […]

9 months ago
Preston Cemetery rules consultation announced – these are the four options

Jon-Jo's grave at Ribbleton Cemetery Jon-Jo Highton’s grave at Ribbleton Cemetery was referenced in the review Following pressure from a campaign group the rules around Preston Cemetery are being reviewed. The city council is to […]

10 months ago
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