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Friends of Darwen Cemetery
A NEW action group has been launched to restore Darwen Cemetery.
The group are led by local historian Harold Heys, and Tony Foster, president of the Lancashire Family History and Heraldry Society.
Gravestones have been knocked over
At the mercy of the elements
Friends of Darwen Cemetery group aims to work with the borough council and local agencies to improve the condition of the cemetery.
 
FODC contacted Ashleigh to invite some of our Year 5 children to become involved in the conservation and renovation work that is to take place.
Work began with a visit to the cemetery to look at the present condition and at possible ways the cemetery could be improved for the people of Darwen. The children took lots of photographs to use as evidence of the cemetery's plight. 
 
They used Photo Story 3 to make videos about the condition of the cemetery. You can look at these by clicking on the links in the left hand panel of this page.

Friends of Darwen Cemetery official website

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