A photo of headstones in the Sleaford road cemetery

We want to inform you about an essential safety measure undertaken by Ruskington Parish Council regarding the headstone memorials at the eastern hedge border of the Sleaford Road Cemetery.

Safety Inspection: Recently, the Parish Council conducted a thorough inspection of the headstone memorials in this area. The inspection aimed to ensure the safety and security of our cherished cemetery.

Unsafe Headstones Identified: During the inspection, a number of headstone memorials were found to be unsafe due to various factors such as wear and tear, weathering and structural issues.

Safety Measures Implemented: To prioritise the safety of visitors and maintain the integrity of the cemetery grounds, the identified unsafe headstones have been fenced off as a precautionary measure.

Upcoming Work: Rest assured, the Parish Council is actively working on a plan to address and rectify the safety concerns. Necessary repairs and maintenance work will commence in the near future to ensure the headstone memorials are safe and secure for everyone.

Your Cooperation: We kindly ask for your understanding and cooperation during this time. The safety of our community is of utmost importance, and your support is invaluable in ensuring a safe environment for all.

Stay Connected: For any enquiries or concerns regarding this matter, please feel free to contact the Parish Council office.


Thank you for your attention to this important announcement. Together, let's ensure the safety and well-being of our beloved Ruskington community.


Ruskington Parish Council

Published: Tuesday, 30th April 2024