Category Archives: Environment

At last….. temporary roof is being installed!

When I arrived back from holiday this afternoon I could hear the strange sound of ‘nail guns’  coming from the cemetery , so I dashed straight round in the hope that the roof trusses (that were delivered a couple of … Continue reading

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Up on the roof….something stirs!!

Guess what we spotted …..these roof trusses, leaning on the gable ends of the chapel.  It was agreed some time ago, following a safety inspection, that a temporary  roof needed to be fitted to the roofless chapel. There has been … Continue reading

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Chapels on ‘At Risk’ Register.

The Friends have tried several times to get the Victorian Chapels in Brandwood End included in the Victorian Society ‘At Risk’ register and it appears we have at last been successful. As yet we have received no official notification (not … Continue reading

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Cemetery roadway clean up

We popped into the cemetery on the day before our Heritage Open event, just to make sure all was spic and span and were pleased to see the road sweeper clearing leaves that have already fallen ! We couldn’t resist … Continue reading

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Christmas is a coming…….

We hate to remind everyone, but thoughts of Christmas will soon occupy many peoples minds. Can we remind you that if you will be buying anything from Amazon you can help FBEC ! On this page, at the top- to … Continue reading

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Hedge trimmed in time for next weeks Heritage Event.

Despite being cut back hard a few months ago, the hedge surrounding the small Commonwealth War Grave area had developed a some what wild look. We have given it a very quick top cut to make it look tidy in … Continue reading

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Officially ‘Autumn’ Litter Pick !

Five of the Friends today enjoyed the sunshine whilst collecting seven….and a half bags of litter from within the cemetery. Most of it came from 2 spots on the boundary and generally we found that there was very little litter … Continue reading

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A word of warning to members!

It appears there has been a resurgence of the previous spate of e mails being sent to you from ‘addressees’ you know, that are in fact spam.  Please take care. FBEC will only e mail you with information about our … Continue reading

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September 1st Litter Pick

As summer potentially draws to a close, why not join the Friends for possibly their last Litter Pick in the sunshine!  Saturday 1st September 10- 11.30am. Meet at the Lodge. Litter Pickers and bags provided, but we do advise stout … Continue reading

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Heritage Open Event 8th September

On the morning of Saturday 8th September between 10am and 1pm the Friends will be taking part in Heritage Open Week. Please come along and join us. We will have plenty of  interesting items and displays and you can join … Continue reading

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