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Repairs to statues

You may have noticed that earlier in 2015, some of our angels were missing but have now been restored. They spent time in the stone mason’s workshop being repaired, following the incidents where someone damaged statues in the borough’s parks and cemeteries November 2014. We keep a sharp look out for anyone acting […]

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Bird Count 2014

Bird count. Scroll down below or click here for the monthly tables. The monthly bird count has a pleasing predictability about it, yet it brings some exciting surprises from time to time. The seasons The winter months are often cold first thing, yet are good for visibility – with no […]

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Moth Survey – 16th July 2014

Background For those new to moth surveys, a large moth trap (see inset) was used over night with its big bulb lit up to attract the moths. The vast majority are active at night. They can enter but not leave, so next morning they are all resting – ready for identification […]

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London in Bloom

The Friends of Margravine entered the LIB event in the ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ category. We produced a portfolio for the judges and took them round the cemetery on July 17th . We were judged as ‘Thriving’ – a great result – only second to ‘Outstanding’. There is a bit of a step […]

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Gardening

As early as 2006 – soon after the Friends group was formed – we managed to get a Lottery grant.  This helped us to get started on some planting. The council and BTCV were our partners. Each year we have helped prune the shrubs and hedgerows that we had planted. […]

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Make a suggestion

We are looking forward to hearing  from you: suggestions, thoughts, activities and everything that could help us improve the life within the park! For all queries regarding Friends of Margravine Cemetery please contact us using the details below: e info@margravinecemetery.org.uk

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