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Work on Meadowbrook Cemetery improvements complete, says Orbitas

Work on Meadowbrook Cemetery improvements complete, says Orbitas

Work to improve a South Cheshire cemetery which had caused upset among bereaved families, has been completed.

The project at Meadowbrook Cemetery in Crewe aimed to improve access to an area for cremated remains.

October 26, 2020
MP calls for Orbitas probe as family mementoes “piled up” by workers at South Cheshire cemetery

MP calls for Orbitas probe as family mementoes “piled up” by workers at South Cheshire cemetery

An MP has called for an investigation after grieving families found treasured mementoes “piled up” at gravesides and soil strewn across plots at a South Cheshire cemetery.

October 12, 2020
Heartbroken Nantwich couple slam vandals after son’s grave damaged

Heartbroken Nantwich couple slam vandals after son’s grave damaged

A heartbroken Nantwich couple have hit out at vandals who trampled on and damaged their son’s grave in Whitehouse Lane cemetery.

Police are probing the incident, which also saw damage to other graves in the cemetery.

April 29, 2020
Police to step up Nantwich Cemetery patrols amid more grave thefts

Police to step up Nantwich Cemetery patrols amid more grave thefts

Police have vowed to step up patrols around Nantwich Cemetery as more thefts have emerged of treasured items from gravesides.

The mum of tragic Elle Morris has told her two lanterns were stolen from Elle’s grave at the Whitehouse Lane site.

March 28, 2019
Grieving families’ anger after thieves target graves in Nantwich Cemetery

Grieving families’ anger after thieves target graves in Nantwich Cemetery

Grieving families have hit out at thieves after graveside ornaments were stolen in Nantwich Cemetery.

Two families have come forward to highlight their losses – and there are fears many more graves have been targeted.

March 25, 2019
Nantwich Cemetery hosts commemorative bench made by Crewe Men in Sheds

Nantwich Cemetery hosts commemorative bench made by Crewe Men in Sheds

A bench to commemorate the end of World War One has been placed in Nantwich Cemetery.

Crewe Men in Sheds presented a similar bench to Orbitas Bereavement Services in July this year to be placed in Crewe Cemetery, in memory of those who lost their lives at the Manchester Arena.

November 9, 2018
Hough woman’s handbag stolen as she visited grave in Crewe

Hough woman’s handbag stolen as she visited grave in Crewe

Thieves stole the handbag of a pensioner while she visited a relative’s grave in Crewe, police have revealed.

The 72-year-old victim, from Hough near Shavington, had parked her car on Badger Avenue to visit the grave at Crewe Cemetery.

May 30, 2017
Graveside thieves cause heartache for Nantwich families

Graveside thieves cause heartache for Nantwich families

Grieving Nantwich families are being warned after graveside thieves targeted the town’s Whitehouse Lane cemetery.

A vase and flowers were stolen from the grave of one woman’s stepdad, leaving her mum devastated.

December 8, 2016