It’s not just hearse-say: Cemetery project launched at heritage open day with release of doves

Heritage open day at the Rectory Lane Cemetery. Photo: Andy Spain
Heritage open day at the Rectory Lane Cemetery. Photo: Andy Spain

A project to make better use of green space at Rectory Lane Cemetery was launched with a heritage open day on Sunday.

The event began with a horse-drawn hearse parade from St Peters Church to the cemetery, followed by a release of doves.

Heritage open day at the Rectory Lane Cemetery. Photo: Andy Spain PNL-140916-171143001

Heritage open day at the Rectory Lane Cemetery. Photo: Andy Spain PNL-140916-171143001

A consultation team listened to feedback and ideas on how the green space can be better used, and options for future uses of the land were displayed.

To learn more, email spokesman for the Rectory Lane Cemetery Project James Moir at jamesmgmoir@aol.com