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Managing wildlife in Sidmouth Cemetery

  • by JW

“We hope that if a good compromise can be reached which can give families a peaceful sanctuary to care for loved ones’ graves, whilst encompassing nature at the same time, it will be a very positive outcome.”


Last month, there was a bit of a kerfuffle over areas of the Sidmouth Cemetery gone wild:

Wildlife in cemeteries – Vision Group for Sidmouth

The Sid Valley Biodiversity Group has conducted a survey:

In response to the story in the Sidmouth… – Sid Valley Biodiversity | Facebook

And there has been a further article in the Herald looking at all the opinions:

Sidmouth and Ottery breaking news and sport – Sidmouth Herald

The online version of the article is a little different:

More details of Sidmouth cemetery management plans announced | Sidmouth Herald

Here’s another photo featured in the article, taken by Cllr Denise Bickley: