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January 29, 2019
CWGC's high praise for Nassau War Cemetery

THE Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) yesterday toured and commended the state of the Nassau War Cemetery on Farrington Road.

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September 07, 2018
Town planners say no to Soldier Road cemetery

THE Town Planning Committee has rejected an application to develop a cemetery in the Soldier Road area after the proposal was deemed to be "incompatible land use" for the community, committee chair Diane Holowesko Dunkley told The Tribune yesterday.

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August 28, 2018
Residents alarmed at plan for Soldier Road cemetery

SOLDIER Road residents are expressing concern over plans to develop a cemetery in the area.The cemetery is reportedly to be built immediately northeast of Kennedy Subdivision, next to Superwash on Soldier Road.Local resident Gloria Wallace expressed

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August 21, 2018
Body found in cemetery

Police discovered the partially decomposed body of a Caucasian man in the cemetery of St. Matthew's Anglican Church on Sunday. Police Superintendent Anton Rahming said, "Sometime shortly before 7 p.m., a family member came to visit a deceased family member at this location. "They smelled [...]
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May 25, 2018
Bernard Road cemetery proposal 39rejected39

A PROPOSAL to construct a cemetery on Bernard Road has been rejected by the Town Planning Committee, The Tribune understands.Asked to confirm this yesterday, Charles Zonicle, director of the Department of Physical Planning, said: "A decision has been

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February 23, 2018
Opposition to cemetery proposal grows

A proposal to create a cemetery on Bernard Road is being met with backlash from residents of the surrounding communities.

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Cemetery plan - over our dead bodies
February 23, 2018
Cemetery plan - over our dead bodies

AN online petition has been started to stop the creation of a proposed cemetery on Bernard Road...

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September 22, 2017
Commonwealth War Graves Commission praises Nassau War Cemetery

THE Commonwealth War Graves Commission on Friday, toured and commended the state of the much-improved Nassau War Cemetery following a multi-year restoration effort at the site.

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September 22, 2017
Today's soldiers clean up World War Two cemetery

THE military police section of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), in a joint effort with the US Embassy Marine Corps, Bahamas Branch, spent this past Saturday sprucing up the country's World War Two Cemetery, which they recently adopted.

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September 08, 2016
Businessmen help to clean up cemetery

THE Pinder's Point Public Cemetery was given a much-needed clean up thanks to the financial contributions of two Grand Bahama businessmen with close ties to the community.

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