Physical meetings remain suspended for the time-being and virtual meetings continue via Zoom. We are, however, working to arrange ‘hybrid’ meetings that allow for both in-person and virtual participation. Please refer to ‘Meetings’ page for more detail.
REQUEST FROM THE COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION
RENFREWSHIRE CEMETERIES: SAFETY INSPECTIONS
Notice to all Cemetery Users / Lair Owners
Members should be aware that headstones and monuments in Renfrewshire may be affected by a programme of safety inspections. If family lairs are affected and there is no registered contact headstones may be moved or other risk control measures applied without family being informed. Renfrewshire Council’s notice displayed in cemeteries reads: –
A 5 YEAR ROLLING PRGRAMME OF MEMORIAL SAFETY INSPECTIONS IS DUE TO COMMENCE IN ALL RENFREWSHIRE CEMETERIES AND CHIRCHYARDS. THESE WORKS ARE NECESSARY TO IDENTIFY ANY MEMORIAL DEFECTS AND ENSURE THE SAFETY OF ALL CEMETERY USERS.
WHILST MEMORIALS REMAIN THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE LAIR OWNER, IF DURING THESE INSPECTIONS ANY MEMORIAL IS FOUND TO BE IN A DANGEROUS / UNSAFE CONDITION IT WILL BE MADE SAFE BY THE MOST APPROPRIATE METHOD AND THE LAIR OWNER WILL BE ADVISED OF THIS ACTION WHEREVER POSSIBLE.
SHOULD YOU WISH ANY FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE INSPECTION PROCESS PLEASE CALL THE CEMETERY OFFICE ON: 0141 618 7535 / 7508
Paisley Daily Express WISH Campaign
We are delighted to announce that, having collected a grand total of 5,611 tokens we have received a cheque for £74.52 from the Wish campaign, which will be put to good use by the society.
We would like to say a huge thank you to our members and everyone else who collected tokens for us, and of course to the Trinity Mirror Group of Newspapers for organising this campaign to support local community groups.
Member Jim Smith with the letter from Trinity Mirror Group, and the all important cheque!
Woodside First Aid Post Disaster 75th Anniversary Memorial Service
Photographs from the Woodside First Aid Post Disaster 75th Anniversary Memorial Service can be found at https://www.flickr.com/photos/its-all-pretty-cool_dot-com/albums/72157668046555246. Photographs courtesy of David Cameron, Paisley Photographer who retains all copyright to the images.