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Primroses in Havant Cemetery

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Coronovirus

In line with advice from the Government, we have cancelled all work parties until further notice. For the most accurate, up-to-date health guidance, please follow only official government advice. https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

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Holocaust Memorial Garden Ready for Service

Friends of Havant Cemeteries had an extra work party this morning to tidy the Holocaust Memorial Garden in preparation for the Holocaust Memorial Day service to be held at 11.00am next Monday (27th January).  The non-denominational service will commemorate the … Continue reading

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Leaflet Holders

A second leaflet holder was installed this morning.  This one is near the Eastern Road entrance. The first leaflet holder is just inside the Dissenters’ section.  

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Early Blossom

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Holly Clearance

Our task for January was clearing holly from around an Irish yew tree.  Two well-established holly trees had grown close to the yew tree and berries had dropped and grown into a mass of smaller trees around the yew.  We … Continue reading

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Gatepost Repaired

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More Grass Raking

This morning’s drizzle did not stop the work party and four volunteers continued raking grass from the annual cut in the St Faith’s section.

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Grass Raking in the St Faith’s Section

In October we raked up after the annual grass cut in the St Faith’s section where we saw this common frog. We have also been clearing scrub from under some of the trees. The rowan and holly trees are laden … Continue reading

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£6,000 Needed for Cemetery Gateway Repairs

Last year a hit and run incident damaged the lovely flint boundary wall to the Havant Dissenters’ Cemetery in New Lane and extensive research by the United Reformed Church locally and elsewhere indicates that the wall, being outside of any … Continue reading

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