Cemeteries

In Flanders Fields the Poppies Blow

Mike Gerrard | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mike Gerrard

By 7.45pm I'm standing inside this memorial, as people do every night of the year, to remember the fallen Commonwealth soldiers of the First World War, who have no other resting place. At 8pm four buglers from the local fire brigade sound the Last Post and silence the gently murmuring crowd.

'Tinder Box' Weather Sparks Cemetery Blaze

PA | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

Britain's largest cemetery is on fire as the "tinder box dry conditions" sparked wildfires. The blaze is raging over 17 acres of the 500-acre Brook...