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New Gates Installed

The new gates for The Dissenters’ section at New Lane Cemetery were installed this week.

Clearing basal growth from trees at New Lane

Yesterday we cut basal growth from lime trees in New Lane cemetery.

Open Day

On Saturday 23rd June 2018 The Friends of Havant Cemeteries will hold an open day to celebrate the work of the group at New Lane Cemetery, Havant.  Activities will include walks around the cemetery to highlight interesting and important graves … Continue reading

Havant at Home

Friends of Havant Cemeteries were represented in Havant Park on Saturday as part of Havant at Home, a free event organised by The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre ‘celebrating Havant Borough and the reasons we all love to call it home!’  Various … Continue reading

Alan Mak at New Lane

This morning we received a visit from Alan Mak, MP for Havant.  Alan had a look around the cemetery and discussed the origins of the Friends Group, the work we had done and our plans for the Heritage Lottery Fund … Continue reading

Gate Pillars

Last November a gate pillar at the entrance to the Council cemetery in New Road was damaged by a lorry and the entrance has been closed to vehicular traffic since.  This week work started on repairing the gate pillar.  The … Continue reading

Friends of Havant Cemeteries win National Lottery support

Friends of Havant Cemeteries have received £9,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project: to enhance the environment and share the heritage of our local cemeteries by adding an information board, new gates and a bench to … Continue reading

Havant Birdwatch

Birds were counted at New Lane Cemetery on Saturday 28th January between 14.20 and 15.20 as part of the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.  In order to avoid double-counting, the numbers recorded are the maximum of a species seen at any … Continue reading

Donation from Waitrose

Friends of Havant Cemeteries have received a cheque for £355 from Waitrose Havant as part of their Community Matters scheme.  The funds will be spent on tools and on more seeds and plants to enhance the New Lane and Warblington … Continue reading

We’ve been busy!

Yesterday we tidied up in the Dissenters’ section after some serious strimming and bramble clearance.  All ready for a bonfire next time. We also sowed yellow rattle seed to help control the grass and add colour.  

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