Memorials are precious things often dedicated to very special people. Learn about ownership, permits and safety testing in our webinar.
The following topics will be covered:
- Memorial ownership
- Stability safety testing and publicity
- Administration of applications and permits
- Sustainable grave memorialisation and regulation
- Policies for recovering memorial repairs costs from owners by parish, town, and community councils
- Responsibility for memorials in closed churchyards
Friday 19 January, 11:00am – 12:30pm
Members: £30 + VAT
Non-Members: £35 + VAT
Claim 1 CPD point for attending this webinar!
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“Being new to being responsible for a cemetery it was interesting to find out what I can legally do and not do.”
Melanie Wathen, Lyndhurst Parish Council
“The course gave an excellent insight and was very useful, thank you.”
Susie Gowlett, Cawood Parish Council
About the Trainer
SLCC’s Hon Vice President, Alan Fairchild, MBE, FSLCC.
A local council clerk for over 40 years before retirement and founder member of the Society. Alan spent most of his professional career as Town Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer of a large urban council bordering the City of Norwich. He also managed the Council’s cemetery and closed churchyard and has been delivering training on burial ground management to clerks and councillors for many years.
Alan is a former Board member of the British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM) and Society representative on the Ministry of Justice Cemetery & Cremation Advisory Group since 2001.
Working with the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) and BRAMM, Alan has promoted the advantages to local councils and clerks who operate cemeteries and maintain closed churchyards of joining both organisations.
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