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Appeal for Community help!!

Great news…..FBEC have been accepted as entrants into the ‘RHS Heart of England in Bloom’ in the Cemetery category but we could do with some practical help before judging , towards the end of July, just to make sure we … Continue reading

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Work on the Civilian Garden of Remembrance

FBEC have been lucky enough to receive a donation from one of our members that has enabled us to revitalise the Civilian Garden of Remembrance in the Cemetery.  Our main concern was that the beds had become over full and … Continue reading

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Important Notice to Grave Owners

We have reproduced this important notice, which is now on prominent display in Brandwood End Cemetery, concerning the removal of trees and shrubs from graves. It is self explanatory. If you know anyone who has a grave in Brandwood End … Continue reading

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Hedge cut for another season…..

Several members of FBEC answered our call for help as we brought the hedge in the Civilian Garden of Remembrance back in line! Many hands make light work……..                                                                             Several of our members turned up, shears in hand, to help … Continue reading

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Last litter pick of 2014!

This will be the last weekend in 2014 that the Friends will be holding a Litter Pick and clean up in the Cemetery. The details are as follows:- Meet by the Lodge on the main drive. 10am (Usually finished by … Continue reading

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‘Trimming’ in the rain!

I am pleased to report that we have been able to give the hedge surrounding the Civilian Garden of Remembrance a well needed trim today. Its great to see how well established it has become and we hope that our … Continue reading

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Hedge gets first serious cut!

Those of you that follow this blog will know that just over a year ago pupils from St Albans Catholic Primary School joined Friends and volunteers to replace an ailing hedge around the Civilian Garden of Remembrance with a new … Continue reading

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We REALLY do need your help please

There is a large amount of weeding and edging that needs doing to restore the Civilian Garden to it’s normal impressive setting. To undertake this work The Friends of Brandwood End Cemetery will be holding a ‘Gardening Work Day’ in the … Continue reading

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Civilian Garden of Remembrance looking lush after the recent rain.

The Civilian Garden is looking particularly fine at the moment with all the recent rain and the efforts of the Friends to keep it tidy.  We are also delighted that the recently planted hawthorn hedge is thriving. If you have … Continue reading

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