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    Default Bootle Cemetery

    Nothing is sacred anymore.

    We've been watching this story for at least 6 months with the threat of demolition and we all rallied round to ask if we can help to save it - campaign, local donations - it all fell on deaf ears as in little more than a morning, 100 years of history was lost.


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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CDEFVGKYOY

    They assume that it was going to cost 600k to redo when it needed little more than retiling, exterior pointing and a bloody good clean.

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    Didn't even know that was happening. Real shame but Councils will knock anything down rather than repair it if there's ever a chance that they'll get sued for someone getting injured

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    I watched the whole video , it's like somethiing from war of the worlds , destructive and very sad

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    Cad, thats disgraceful.
    Whats in these kids minds to "help along" the demolition.
    We had nowt when we were kids but we played footy etc AND learned to respect others.
    I take it the police did little to deter them.

    I went to Allerton cemetary only last week and the chapels there are very well kept as is the whole Cemetary.
    Started the Old Swan Website:

    http://oldswan.piczo.com/?cr=5

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    It doesn't help that there's a school (My old school) right behind the back wall of cemetary.

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    Hi
    what about Anfield Cem. There were at one time 3 chapels, now only one which is used for
    storage, the other 2 were demolished in the 50s/60s.
    The 2 catacomb buildings slowly self demolishing, yet they, like ll the buildings, are gradeII*
    listed. Check my website at

    www.liverpool-cemeteries.co.uk

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    sounds good ot me
    digital cameras and perfumes as well more gifts for you like cheap flights

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    What a shame, very sad.

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    Your Question in Que in my programmer soon i reply if i can ok.

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    Well aint that just typical of councils,i doubt wether there was enough people who apposed such plans they would have gone ahead

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