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Green Flag Community Award

The Green Flag Community Award 2021/22 flag, flies over the Conservation and Heritage site of Heene Cemetery.

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Heene Heritage Open Day 2021

Heene Heritage Open Day 2021 took place on Saturday 18 September 2021 where Sarah Nathaniel from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CGWC), led some guided tours at Heene Cemetery.

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day 2021 is celebrated by Friends of Heene Cemetery with a guided tour by Brian Day.

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International Day of Biodiversity

International Day of Biodiversity 2021 is celebrated by the Convention of Biological Diversity.

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What’s causing a Buzz in Heene

What’s causing a buzz in Heene? We caught up with our bee-keeper, Stuart, to learn a little more about him and to hear the latest about how the resident honey bees at Heene Cemetery hives are getting on.

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Heene Cemetery Data Study 2

120,000 Years of Life. Heene Cemetery Data Study 2 is centred on the birth year of the people buried in Heene Cemetery.   The burial records include an age at death, and for this study, each individual’s birth year has been calculated by taking their age at death from their burial year. Heene Cemetery Data […]

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World Health Day

The World Health Organisation commemorates World Health Day on April 7th and invites you to join a new campaign to build a fairer, healthier world. Worthing’s Health in 1922 For World Health Day, we have found a Worthing Herald newspaper article dated Saturday June 16th 1923, publishing features of Dr. Wilshaw’s fifteenth annual report. By […]

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Data Study of Heene Cemetery Burials

This is our first Data Study of Heene Cemetery burials. We have found out that there are nearly 2000 people buried in Heene Cemetery, which is only about an acre in size The Friends of Heene Cemetery are actively researching, and piecing together their lives, to tell their story. From the initial data gathered by […]

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World Tuberculosis Day

The World Health Organisation commemorates World Tuberculosis Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic. In the past, many people have died of this deadly disease. On World Tuberculosis Day, FoHC Researchers Identify 60 […]

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World Water Day

Friends of Heene Cemetery celebrates World Water Day, on 22nd March 2021. Aids To Conservation The Friends of Heene Cemetery was formed, by Councillor Diane Guest, the Heene Ward Councillor, in January 2015. Their main project was to clear the brambles to encourge the old meadow land to return. Diane recruited volunteers who worked alongside […]