DEC 00] COVENTRY CITY COUNCIL NEWS
Grave Warning Over Cemetery Washout Threat
visiting cemeteries in Coventry are being warned to take care as
some of the graves have become waterlogged.
wet weather has soaked the grounds and visitors are being urged to
take precautions to make sure they don’t have an accident.
say they are concerned that people might slip and fall onto a
Duggan, assistant manager of the Business Service that runs the
all the rain that we’ve had over the past few weeks, many
areas of our cemeteries are becoming waterlogged.
would ask all visitors to take extra care so as not to slip or
fall could prove very serious, particularly when you consider
that there are memorials in the grounds.
anyone is planning to visit a loved one’s grave or memorial I
would ask them to make sure they wear suitable footwear and on
the paths wherever possible.
are working hard to do all we can to make sure our cemeteries as
mud-free as possible, but the weather forecast is not
the Christmas period people can visit the Canley Gardens Cemetery
and the Book of Remembrance Room, along with the other cemeteries
at London Road, St Paul’s, Walsgrave, Lenton’s Lane and