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Caring for God’s Acre wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

23rd August 2016

It was announced this week that the national charity for the conservation of burial sites, Caring for God’s Acre, based in Shropshire, has received initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its Beautiful Burial Ground Project.

The project aims to put burial grounds literally on the heritage map by creating a bespoke database and interactive map where individual burial sites can be mapped, linking records on the plants and animals to a particular site, easily accessed by all.

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Mammals, Moths and More at Longden Road Cemetery, Shrewsbury

12th July 2016        

A special event ‘Mammals, Moths and More’ will take place at Longden Road Cemetery, Shrewsbury on Saturday 16th July from 9am to 1.00pm when people are invited to join county experts and enthusiasts to discover wildlife. Organised by the charity Caring for God’s Acre who are supporting the Friends of Longden Road Cemetery with the conservation of the site ‘Mammals, Moths and More’ is open to anyone and free of charge, but donations are welcome.

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The Beautiful Burial Ground Conference in York

1st June 2016

‘Learn simple ways to create a haven for wildlife, for heritage, for people.’

'The Beautiful Burial Ground' conference, a one-day event organised by the charity Caring for God’s Acre (CfGA) on Wednesday 29th June at Heslington Church, York. 

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Welcome to Colemere Churchyard Event

7th June 2016

God’s Acre, Your Acre, A Celebration of the Conservation of Churchyards

The Shropshire based charity Caring for God’s Acre has a Churchyard Task Team, which is now working in north Shropshire, thanks to funding from the Jean Jackson Charitable Trust.

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Cherishing Churchyards Week- Let’s celebrate?

31st May 2016 

Saturday 4th June - Sunday 12th June 2016

Celebrations are taking place next week in churchyards across the country for National Cherishing Churchyard Week

Caring for God’s Acre, the charity dedicated to the conservation of burial sites of all kinds is promoting National Cherishing Churchyards Week and helping people to organise events which celebrate these special places at the heart of our communities.

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