Friends of Heene Cemetery

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About Friends of Heene Cemetery

Heene Cemetery is aWest Sussex Site of Nature Conservation importance and is home to a widevariety of grasses, flowers and wildlife.

The Friends of Heene Cemetery have been volunteering for three years totransform the overgrown cemetery and in that time we have installed three waterbutts, introduced two bee hives, four hedgehogs and laid meadow mats.

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Heene Cemetery Open Day and Guided Tour

Our Summer tour will include a guided walk around thecemetery with Sue Standing “Friends of Heene Cemetery” and Brian Day “WildlifeGuide”

Weather permitting, we will have information about various peopleburied in Heene at their gravestone and volunteers ready to answer anyquestions you may have.

Refreshments will be available.
When
06 Jul 2019 at 1:30pm
until 06 Jul 2019 at 4:30pm
Where
Corner of Manor Road and St Michaels Road
WORTHING
BN11 4RY

RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch in Heene Cemetery

Join us for one hour at 3pm this Saturday 26th January 2019 to see how many birds visit our new bird feeders provided by funding through Spacehive.
When
26 Jan 2019 at 3:00pm
until 26 Jan 2019 at 4:00pm
Where
Heene Cemetery
corner of St Michael's Road and Manor Road
WORTHING
BN11 4RY

A Glimpse of Hidden Heene

Join us for apresentation of the work carried out by Friends of Heene Cemetery includingmany photographs and videos of the wildlife flora and fauna inhabiting thissite of nature conservation importance. LightRefreshments will be available. £2 entry fee.
When
08 Nov 2018 at 7:30pm
until 08 Nov 2018 at 9:30pm
Where
Heene Community Centre
122 Heene Road
Worthing
BN11 4PL

Remembrance Gathering

Join us at Heene Cemetery at 11:45am for a Short Remembrance Gathering at 12noon to remember the First World War and Second World War heroes of Heene.

We are very pleased to announce that Major TomWye will be officiating at thisgathering with Grace kindly playing the Reveille and Last Post on her trumpet.Crosses and poppies will be placed on the relevant CWGC graves and familymemorials to the war dead.

Information researched about the men who diedin both Wars will be available to read.

Information and refreshments will be available afterwards.
When
10 Nov 2018 at 11:45am
until 30 Nov -0001 at 12:00am
Where
Heene Cemetery
corner of St Michael's Road and Manor Road
WORTHING
BN11 4RY

South and South East in Bloom "In Your Neighbourhood" award

Friends of Heene Cemetery first entered SSEiB "In Your Neighbourhood" award in 2016 and successfully achieved Level 3 "Improving". In 2017 we were only two points away from achieving Level 4 "Thriving". This year 2018 we were pleasantly surprised to be awarded Level 5 "Outstanding"

We would welcome any local people to get involved with conservation tasks or heritage research.

For more information please contact Sue Standing - telephone: 07771966846 or email: suestanding@hotmail.com