Managing wildlife in Sidmouth Cemetery

“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.”

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

Wildlife in cemeteries – Vision Group for Sidmouth

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The Sid Valley Biodiversity Group has conducted a survey:

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

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

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Sidmouth and Ottery breaking news and sport – Sidmouth Herald

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The online version of the article is a little different:

More details of Sidmouth cemetery management plans announced | Sidmouth Herald

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

 

   
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