2022

Early this year 12 new trees were planted – a mixture of natives and non-natives. Some we chose with climate change in mind. The central round bed has been planted much to everyone’s relief. It has 400 plants, chosen as good for pollinators. There will be...

2021

The cemetery continues to be a lifeline for so many. The Friends of the cemetery have planted trees, gardened, recorded birds and insects, produced trails for kids, added an interpretation sign, and SO much more of that necessary ‘boring to read about’...
April to May 2020

April to May 2020

During lockdown we have managed to water the newly planted trees and whips and are currently rooting up two invasive species whilst out on our daily walks! We keep our membership up to date with news by email and a nature diary and have produced some ‘i-spy sheets’...
Spring 2019

Spring 2019

We are celebrating 150 years since the cemetery’s opening in 1869. We had a great winter kids club. Many can now identify a gorse bush, a birch tree – and know where ladybirds overwinter! The central round bed is awaiting a face-lift and we hope to have...