Due to the ongoing outbreak of Covid-19 and recent guidance received from government, Newent Town Council has taken the difficult decision to close its cemetery on Watery Lane to the public. Whilst funerals will still take place under controlled conditions, members of the public will be unable to visit graves or lay flowers.

We appreciate that this will be an upsetting decision but the safety of staff and the public is paramount during this outbreak and we all have a duty to follow the advice that we are being given from government.

We appreciate your understanding during these difficult times

Stay home, protect the NHS, save lives.