Monthly Archives: July 2018

More evidence of the tree problems spotted by the Tree Safety Survey.

The top two photos show cross sections of a couple of the Poplars removed along the Broad Lane boundary. The log pile represents the trees that have been removed and cut into sections. All of these logs will be chipped … Continue reading

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Civilian Garden spic and span again.

Nesting is now over for this year- so we have been able to restore/cut the hedges in the Civilian Garden of Remembrance back to their neat and tidy state. Our thanks to the staff from Idverde who have undertaken this … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Events 2018

Hi all, as you hopefully all know- the Friends will be working with Bereavement Services to host a morning Heritage Event in the Cemetery on September 8th commencing at 10am. The link below takes you to the official site where … Continue reading

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Heavy kit employed to remove trees!

  Visitors were treated to an amazing sight as contractors began removing a large  number of Poplar trees that were very close to houses on Sunderton Road.     Tweet

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Reasons for tree removal vindicated.

Things are often not what they seem….especially when it comes to trees. Our relatively healthy looking Poplars were hiding a potentially dangerous secret! The ‘heartwood’, or centre of the trunks, on several trees was rotten. This is obviously something that … Continue reading

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Removal of Black Poplar trees

Those of you that are visiting the cemetery this week, or who live adjacent to the cemetery in Sunderton Road, will be aware that there is a lot of activity on that side of the cemetery. As we posted earlier, … Continue reading

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Civilian Garden

Following our adventures with the shears…..we moved on to a bit of weeding and pruning in the Civilian Garden of Remembrance. No shears in use on this hedge as it is now mature and used by nesting birds!  Hopefully they … Continue reading

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Haircut for small War Graves area hedge.

In Brandwood End Cemetery we have over 320 War Graves but, close to our Civilian Memorial Garden, we have a small enclosed area of War Graves.  A couple of years ago local school pupils helped plant a hedge around this … Continue reading

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