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VJ Day to be marked in Preston 70 years since fighting ended

The war memorial in the cemetery will be the focus for the service Military veterans will pause to mark the moment the Second World War ended. Victory over Japan Day is to be marked on Saturday 15 August and the men of Preston […]

4 years ago
Preston Cemetery to host free history and wildlife tours

Preston Cemetery’s history and wildlife is to be revealed in a free walk. Three guided tours will operate on Sunday 14 June and take you around the graves and headstones […]

4 years ago
Dog fouling clampdown at Preston Cemetery and Crematorium

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions Dog wardens are beginning a crackdown on owners who let their pets foul in Preston cemetery and crematorium grounds. Dog control orders are in place at the Cemetery and Crem […]

5 years ago
Preston Cemetery CCTV petition continues to receive signatures

A campaign to have CCTV installed at Preston’s Cemetery has been renewed. 164 people have signed a public petition on the Preston City Council website urging the council to review […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Free guided tours of Preston Cemetery to reveal its history

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions A walk around Preston’s cemetery will give residents a chance to find out about the city’s past. Three guided walks take place on Sunday 12 October as the trees turn […]

5 years ago
Preston Cemetery placenta and umbilical cord confirmed as human

Police have issued a further urgent appeal following the discovery of a placenta and umbilical cord in Preston. Officers believe that there could be a vulnerable mother and young baby […]

5 years ago
Placenta and umbilical cord found in Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions Police are searching for a young mother and baby after a placenta and umbilical cord were discovered at Preston Cemetery. A worker at the cemetery on New Hall Lane made […]

5 years ago
Petition launched calling for CCTV at Preston Cemetery

Preston Cemetery has been targeted by vandals on a number of occasions A petition has been launched calling on Preston City Council to install CCTV in Preston Cemetery. Launched by a Preston resident it says the council should beef up security following vandalism […]

5 years ago
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