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  • Valentines Day
    Love is in the air and Friends of Heene Cemetery research volunteers have found some stories to celebrate Valentines Day! Draped Cloth and Chains This beautiful, Greek influenced, statue erected in memory of Mary Liversedge Simpson, stands tall in Heene Cemetery. Richard Simpson, her husband, died six years later. Medieval thinkers sometimes held that a golden chain bound the soul […]

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  • Valentines Day
    Love is in the air and Friends of Heene Cemetery research volunteers have found some stories to celebrate Valentines Day! […]
  • Love your Local Urban ‘Green Space’!
    St Valentines Day is historically a day to declare love! And, for the volunteering team at Heene Cemetery, their tireless […]
  • World Cancer Day
    Friends of Heene Cemetery Honour and Value the lives lost to Cancer Research volunteers have been identifying the cause of […]
  • National Hedgehog Day
    National Hedgehog Day falls on the 2nd of February every year. Hedgehog Day is a Roman tradition preceding the modern […]
  • In with the New!
    Are any of your new year’s resolutions to clear brambles and invasive species from old meadow land? Chances are they’re […]
  • International Day of Education
    Heene Cemetery Celebrates International Day of Education which falls on 24th January every year. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed […]
  • The Heene Cemetery Nightshift
    Carpe diem (Latin: Seize the day) is not a mantra that some of our wildlife residents and visitors observe; carpe […]
  • The Soil Profile of Heene Cemetery
    Heene Cemetery occupies about one acre of flat land in Worthing that is botanically classified as unimproved old meadow. After […]
  • Worthing hides a haven of History and Wildlife
    Did you know Worthing has a hidden haven of History and Wildlife and you can find it by taking a […]
  • Searching for Old Photographs of Heene Cemetery, Worthing.
    We are searching for old photographs of Heene Cemetery, Worthing, and the surrounding area. Do you have any photographs of […]

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