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Support Sam’s Marathon

Sam Moore is running a half marathon on Saturday 11 November, with funds raised being split between Katharine House Hospice and Sun Rising, in memory of his dear dad Noel.  Do please log on to his fundraising page and support … Continue reading

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Creating Wildflower Meadow

Here at Sun Rising the development of a new area of wildflower meadow is now underway.  This new area will add another acre and a half of wildflower meadow to the nature reserve, making an enormous contribution towards the ecological … Continue reading

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Autumn and Winter Events

A  note to let you know that our autumn and winter events have now been posted on the website – http://sunrisingburialground.co.uk/about/activitydays.html – and on the noticeboard in the main car park.  They are also listed in our twice yearly newsletter which … Continue reading

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Stones

There is something extraordinary about large stones.  In millennia past there would have been vast stones scattered across the landscape, strewn by the surging forces of water and ice which have long since receded.  Over time, however, these stones would have been broken … Continue reading

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Green Flag Award

We are very pleased to announce that we have once again been awarded a Green Flag for the natural burial ground and nature reserve.  This is very special to us: the Green Flag has a very high standard, and the high … Continue reading

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The Friends Wall Calendar

The Friends of Sun Rising 2018 wall calendar is now in production.  This is an A3 wall calendar, with a photograph per month, each picture taken at Sun Rising and donated to the project. The calendars will be sold in … Continue reading

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Countryfile

On Sunday 30 April, Sun Rising Natural Burial Ground and Nature Reserve will be on BBC’s ‘Countryfile’.  The programme is aired at 7 pm, and more information can be found here : http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08pnvmg. We expect to be no more than … Continue reading

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Habitat Interpretation Boards

At Sun Rising we have now installed the first drafts of our habitat interpretation boards. If you were to walk around the nature reserve, you would find eight at the moment, and another handful are planned to go up towards the … Continue reading

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An Amazing Result

A little while ago we told you about Ri Price, who had decided to run the Berlin Marathon in aid of The Friends of Sun Rising.  (Ri’s Marathon) We are now able to give you the final result of all … Continue reading

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New Newsletter and Events

Our Sun Rising Autumn/Winter 2016 newsletter has now been published.  For those on our mailing list, it will be emailed out today or posted in the next few days.  If you prefer, it can be found here: Latest Newsletter. You’ll … Continue reading

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