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New Muslim grave plots to be added to Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery in Ribbleton Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery looks set to get more space for the city to bury its loved ones. A report to Preston City Council’s cabinet identified the city is beginning to run […]

4 months ago
Petition calls on Jeremy Corbyn to act on Preston grave decoration row

Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Campaigners have called for Jeremy Corbyn to intervene in rules around decorating graves in Preston and the rest of the UK. […]

1 year ago
Preston monument to teetotalism is now listed

The monument to abstinence is in Preston Cemetery Pic: Tony Worrall You wouldn’t think it during a Saturday night in Church Street but Preston is the place where teetotalism began. […]

1 year ago
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. […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
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 […]

2 years ago
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