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Saving memorials in Bear Street Cemetery

Closing date: 19 April 2016

Lead Petitioner: Emily Norman

Status: referred to a Committee

Petition: The council have asked 24 families so far to remove tributes and memorials to their loved ones that are placed on their graves. We want the council to change their letter so that as long as a memorial does not overspill onto the grass it can be allowed to stay.

Background information:

Number of signatories: 478

Last ten signatories:

  • Mark Baggott
  • Sebrina baggott
  • Wendy mason
  • carla Kemish-Mills
  • Chris Brookes-Cowley
  • Michael Norman
  • Samantha hullha
  • Gerald Fenwick
  • Josef Siewruk
  • Tammy Harrington

All signatories

Current progress: The epetition had been referred by full Council on Wednesday 6 July 2016 to the Executive on 3 October 2016 for consideration. Prior to determination by the Executive, a report will be considered by the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 15 September 2016.