Disgust over weed-hit cemetery

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On visiting Wilton Cemetery to lay flowers at my father-in-law’s grave I was met witha sight which shocked and disgusted me. The grass had been cut but that was the extent of the work done. No strumming or even spraying of weed killer around headstones. What a mess.

In the past, I could never have found fault with Wilton Cemetery as it was always one of the best-kept cemeteries in the area. We are fortunate to be able to tend to the grave ourselves and do any tiding round about it. Not every one buried there are as fortunate.

I know there have been a lot of cost-cutting measures, but surely cutting back weeds in such a sacred place should not be one of them.

Anne Bain