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Preston Cemetery fly-tipping leaves rubbish strewn across entrance path

The mound of rubbish fly-tipped in the Cemetery Pic: Preston City Council Preston’s Cemetery has been targeted by fly-tippers. A huge pile of illegal waste was dumped at the entrance from Miller Road in Ribbleton. Preston City Council say they believe the […]

2 months ago
Repairs to Preston Cemetery gates remain in limbo

Preston City Council has said they have “no timescales” for replacing the cemetery gates after a crash in 2021. Temporary security fencing is in place after a grey BMW 1 […]

4 months ago
Preston Cemetery will reach capacity in the next decade

Land at Preston Crematorium has been identified as a potential new cemetery site Pic: Google Preston is going to need a new cemetery within the next ten years, as burial space at its existing facilities begins to run out. It is estimated that there is […]

11 months ago
Appeal after ashes of 12-year-old Holme Slack girl found in Southport

The casket plaque says Evyonne An appeal has been launched after the ashes of a 12-year-old Holme Slack girl who died 46 years ago were found in a Southport park. An oak casket bearing the […]

1 year ago
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Funeral guidance reissued by Preston City Council after report of gatherings breaching Covid rules

Preston Cemetery which borders Fishwick and Ribbleton Pic: spudfrawley Preston City Council have issued a reminder for Covid funeral guidance to funeral directors and the Preston Muslim Burial Society. The current restrictions means that up to 30 people can […]

3 years ago
Prestonian families who have lost babies invited to place a white ribbon in their memory

Two Christmas trees have been delivered and planted in the baby memorial area at Preston Cemetery. Families who have sadly lost babies and young children are invited to leave a […]

4 years ago
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 […]

5 years 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. […]

6 years ago
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