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Cut branches left lying on graves in Tomnahurich Cemetery in Inverness


By Alasdair Fraser

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Tomnahurich Cemetery 02 November 2021: Some branches that have been cut from the above trees have been left on the graves in Tomnahurich Cemetery. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Tomnahurich Cemetery 02 November 2021: Some branches that have been cut from the above trees have been left on the graves in Tomnahurich Cemetery. Picture: James Mackenzie.

Tree cuttings have been left on graves in an Inverness cemetery for several days.

A concerned member of the public contacted the Courier to highlight the issue after noticing the branches had remained there for “three or four days”.

Some branch clippings have been gathered for removal. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Some branch clippings have been gathered for removal. Picture: James Mackenzie.

Dating from the 19th century, Tomnahurich Cemetery, situated between Ballifeary and Dalneigh, remains one of the city’s main burial grounds and is managed by Highland Council.

It contains graves and monuments of historical interest as the last resting place of prominent local figures of the 1800s.

Tomnahurich Cemetery 02 November 2021: Angel gravestone. Picture: James Mackenzie.
Tomnahurich Cemetery 02 November 2021: Angel gravestone. Picture: James Mackenzie.

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