Maytime 2024 newsletter

A lot seems to be happening at Sidmouth Cemetery…

Next Thursday morning, Ed Dolphin of the Arboretum will be offering a guided tour of the trees, both native and exotic:

A guided tree walk around the Cemetery: 16th May – Cherishing Sidmouth Cemeteries

That’s because there are a lot of fabulous specimens to admire:

Trees in leaf and in flower around the Cemetery – Cherishing Sidmouth Cemeteries

There are also some fabulously-clad members of the volunteer working party:

Tabards for Cemetery volunteers – thanks to the Town Council – Cherishing Sidmouth Cemeteries

The story making the front page of the Herald, in case you missed it:

Sidmouth cemetery volunteers receive high-vis tabards | Sidmouth Herald

With last month’s piece from the VGS chair noting what a difference a few hours of volunteering can make!

© Amanda O’Carroll

Volunteers transform Sidmouth’s neglected cemetery | Sidmouth Herald

Finally, as well as working with the town council, the Cherishing Sidmouth’s Cemeteries has liaised with the district council on most aspects of managing the site:

The CSC working party meeting up with the District Council’s Streetscene team – Cherishing Sidmouth Cemeteries

A big thanks, then, to the CSC volunteers!

More in the next newsletter…