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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 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 […]

4 years 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 […]

4 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┬álive on the┬ácity council website. Following a┬ápetition of more than 4,500 names┬áto the […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

4 years ago
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 […]

5 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 […]

5 years ago
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