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  • Hotels built in Worthing’s Heene Cemetery
    Worthing’s Heene Cemetery had two new hotels installed this summer – without requiring planning permission – courtesy of Peter Standing and his ingenuity and hard work. But residents of Heene need not be alarmed at the prospect of increased footfall in their quiet neighbourhood as these hotels are bug hotels and will operate without increased road traffic. Indeed the only buzzing that may be heard will not be of air conditioning units, but of tiny insects.

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  • Hotels built in Worthing’s Heene Cemetery
    Worthing’s Heene Cemetery had two new hotels installed this summer – without requiring planning permission – courtesy of Peter Standing and his ingenuity and hard work. But residents of Heene need not be alarmed at the prospect of increased footfall in their quiet neighbourhood as these hotels are bug hotels and will operate without increased road traffic. Indeed the only buzzing that may be heard will not be of air conditioning units, but of tiny insects.
  • The Role of Heene Cemetery In Local Wildlife Conservation
    The natural maintenance techniques used in the management of Heene Cemetery have now become an important model for Worthing’s garden owners to emulate if wildlife is to return to the town’s green spaces. Read about the challenges and opportunities involved in the management of this special place…
  • Heene Cemetery wins Green Flag Award
    Heene Cemetery is one of more than 2,000 sites across the country to collect the Green Flag Award for 2020. […]
  • Branch-lopping sheds light in Heene Cemetery
    There are three mature Monterey Cypress trees in Heene Cemetery. You can’t miss them: walk in and immediately they are on your left. They seem right at home there, fine examples of a tradition of planting cypresses in cemeteries. But read on to discover the challenge they present…
  • Friends of Heene Cemetery 5 year Anniversary Celebration
    Saturday 12th September 2020 proved to be a triple event starting with the launch of this website live, followed by our AGM and culminating with a small group of dedicated volunteers and supporters enjoying a pleasant afternoon having a picnic.
  • Why does Heene Cemetery look the way it does?
    Heene Cemetery is designated a Sussex Site of Nature Conservation Importance, and is managed as a nature reserve, with consideration for the need to maintain access to the graves and to treat them with due respect. Read why neatness and tidiness do not encourage wildlife, or provide for its needs…
  • National Lottery Heritage Fund
    Friends of Heene Cemetery has received a grant of £10,000 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for an exciting heritage project, Collect, Preserve and Share the History of Heene Cemetery Burials.

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