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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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago
Preston veterans mark VJ Day when WWII fighting ended

The veterans stand to attention during the service Pic: John Duckworth The veterans stand to attention during the service Pic: John Duckworth Military veterans and dignitaries joined together to mark the anniversary of the end of fighting in the Second World […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fly-tipper who did THIS to Preston Cemetery is caught and fined

Is there a clue as to who did this amongst the rubbish? Pic: Jack Varey Is there a clue as to who did this amongst the rubbish? Pic: Jack Varey A man has been fined after turning Preston Cemetery and a former church car park […]

2 years ago
These things in Preston just got more expensive in 2017

The cost of using a football pitch in Preston for a league game will increase Pic: Tony Worrall The cost of using a football pitch in Preston for a league game will increase Pic: Tony Worrall While council tax may be increasing in Preston there’s also a host […]

3 years ago
Cost of dying and council tax to rise in Preston

Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty Preston Cemetery is to see fees rise across the board by an inflation-busting 11% Pic: Stephen Geraghty The cost of burying the dead in Preston is to rise from April, […]

3 years ago
Folk trio Harp And A Monkey perform Remembrance gig in Preston Cemetery

Harp And A Monkey performing in the Cemetery A unique and touching tribute has been held at Preston Cemetery, home to 324 First World War graves. In a bid to ensure those who lost their lives are not […]

3 years ago
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