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Tunbridge Wells Cemetery group formed to help with restoration

A major graveyard in Tunbridge Wells which is in need of restoration has formed a Friends Group to help with its repair.

Tunbridge Wells Cemetery in Hawkenbury dates back to 1873 and is the final resting place for 40,000 people.

The Friends of Tunbridge Wells Cemetery group has been created to keep the 23-acre site in better condition.

June Bridgeman, who is a local historian and a member of the group, said the site was a "treasure trove".

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