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New memorial garden to open in Worcester

Forget You Not Garden at Worcester Crematorium

A newly-created memorial garden will open at Worcester's Astwood Crematorium and Cemetery next week, coinciding with the National Day of Reflection on 23 March. The centrepiece of the nature-themed Forget You Not Garden is a stone postbox designed to look like a beehive, and it is intended to act as a unique opportunity to remember those who were l...

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Memorial service to remember those we have lost in the last year

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A special memorial service is being held at Worcester Crematorium and Cemetery on Wednesday December 15. This is an opportunity for people from across Worcester to come together and remember the loved ones they have lost over the past year. Tickets are free, however numbers are limited to 100, so local residents are being encouraged to apply for ti...

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New Worcester Cemeteries website launched

Worcester Cemeteries home page

A new website has been launched to bring together everything people need to know about Worcester City Council's crematorium and cemeteries. WorcesterCemeteries.co.uk gives city residents a new easy-to-use resource where they can find essential information about the Astwood Road crematorium, chapel, cemetery and gardens of rest, St John's Cemetery, ...

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Mayor hands £10,000 donation to St. Richard’s Hospice

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Worcester City Council has presented a cheque for £10,000 to St. Richard's Hospice – a local charity which cares for adults and their loved ones following diagnosis of a serious progressive illness.  The amount was paid over on behalf of the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management's metals recycling scheme, which the City Council's cr...

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Memorial service to remember those we have lost in the last year

Poppy-Appeal Remembrance Poppy

 A special memorial service is being held at Astwood Crematorium and Cemetery on Thursday December 5. This is an opportunity for people from across Worcester to come together and remember the loved ones they have lost over the past year. Tickets are free, however numbers are limited to 100, so local residents are being encouraged to apply for ...

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New technology improves quality of service at Worcester Crematorium

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Funeral directors are singing the praises of a new improved sound system which has been installed at the Worcester Crematorium this month. The City Council has upgraded the Crematorium's loud speakers and amplification system. Outdoor speakers have also been fitted this summer, providing clear and high quality sound that allows services to reach a ...

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