New site and wetland area at historic burial ground

BROOKWOOD Cemetery has always been a picturesque and tranquil place to explore and now there’s a new area to discover at this historic burial ground. Woking Borough Council has created a beautiful... Read more »

Last Post echoes 80th anniversary of wartime link with Menin Gate

EIGHTY years of an iconic remembrance ceremony being carried out at Brookwood Cemetery were marked with the easing of coronavirus restrictions allowing an increase in people attending the event. The Last Post... Read more »

Book organised by Duchess is ‘godsend’ to family hit hard by pandemic

AN INSPIRATIONAL book organised by the Duchess of Cambridge has brought comfort to a local family who have suffered trauma during the pandemic. Hold Still is a collection of portraits submitted by... Read more »

Deer is sedated and moved from cemetery

A ROE deer that had been causing damage at Brookwood American Cemetery has been sedated by vets using dart guns and released into the wild. The operation was carried out last week... Read more »

Heritage grant to help repair Brookwood Cemetery

BROOKWOOD Cemetery has received £25,000 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help meet the cost of repairs during the coronavirus pandemic. The fund, administered by Historic England, is to protect the... Read more »

Human remains exhumed by HS2 to be reburied at Brookwood

BROOKWOOD Cemetery has been selected for up to 20,000 reburials of those exhumed during excavations at St James’s Gardens, near Euston station, in preparations for the High Speed Two rail link. The... Read more »

Brookwood Cemetery to become major attraction thanks to council support

BROOKWOOD Cemetery is set to become a major tourist destination now that plans to support more conservation work and encourage extra visitors have been approved. A full meeting of Woking Borough Council... Read more »

Prince praises cemetery staff

THE Earl of Wessex has visited Brookwood Cemetery and thanked staff who have been dealing with extra pressure from the coronavirus pandemic. Prince Edward also heard about the work of the Surrey... Read more »

Lost Victorian chapel restored

A LOST Victorian chapel, discovered in the undergrowth at Brookwood Cemetery, has been fully restored by Woking Borough Council. The exquisitely sculpted, Gothic style chapel, built almost entirely from Bath stone, has... Read more »
RULING - owenership of Brookwood Cemetery was recently award to Dianne Holliday

Erkin Guney brands judge a ‘lunatic’ over Brookwood Cemetery High Court ruling

ERKIN GUNEY has branded the High Court judge who awarded ownership of Brookwood Cemetery to his father’s Knaphill-based former lover a ‘lunatic’. The death of his father, Ramadan Guney in 2006 sparked... Read more »