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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 months 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 months 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 […]

2 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. […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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. […]

3 years 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. […]

3 years 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 years 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 years ago
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