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Ashes Policy at Reading Football Club

We asked Reading Football Club to let us know what their policy was on the scattering at Madejski Stadium in Reading This is what they said: We are unable to have ashes scattered on the pitch at the Madejski Stadium. We do however have a garden of remembrance at the stadium where supporters are more than […]

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Burnley FC says no to Radio 5 presenter

  Burnley FC has number of famous supports perhaps the the most famous is Prince Charles (I was a little surprised to read this too) anyway among the faithful is Radio 5 Presenter Tony Livesey. In a discussion about the Brazilian club Corinthians offering burial plots for their fans Mr Livsey, proclaimed that he was going […]

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Sheffield Wednesday: Policy on scattering ashes

Sheffield Wednesday Football Club based in Hillsborough in the north of the city have a designated area is directly outside the ground on the south stand bridge for the purposes of scattering ashes of the their fans and supporters. It is outside the ground rather than inside so family and friends can pay tributes at any […]

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Bristol City Football Club Policy

Bristol City do allow ashes to be interred at the ground, they don’t allow them to be scattered.  The response from Bristol City is interesting a spokesman said: “As has been the case for many years, Football League guidelines state clubs are not allowed to have ashes scattered on the pitch due to health and […]

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The forever fisherman: an anglers choice

People who have a passion for a sport often choose to have their association enshrined with their ashes. So whilst the request Mr Peter Hodges, an angler from Somerset final wish may seem strange to many, to others it has perfect resonance. When Mr Hodge, at the age of 60, discovered that had motor neurone […]

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An ashes tour with a difference

  I do occasional get a stray cricket fan coming to the site in the mistaken belief I have some insight into the fabulous test series between England and Australia. Well hopefully if you are one of those very people you will like this post and raise a glass to one who shares your passion. […]

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Scatter ashes at Cricket Grounds our new page

The thwack of Leather on Willow. The halcyon days of an English summer. This wonderfully evocative sport has its routes deeply intertwined with the fabric of the English nation (sorry those from Glamorgan I am generalising). We have put pages up on which horse racing venues and football grounds allow the spreading of ashes and […]

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Ashes at Aintree Racecourse

It is good news and it is simple, Aintree the home of the Grand National Horse race says yes to the scattering of cremation ashes. It is possible to scatter ashes at the Aintree Racecourse.  Please contact the grounds team, who will arrange a time for this to take place at a convenient part of the […]

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Cheltenham Races – gets a gold star

Good news – it would appear that Cheltenham Racecourse allows scattering of cremated funeral ashes, here is what they say: ” We allow the scattering of ashes at Cheltenham Racecourse. There is no charge however there are restrictions as to when they can do this. We don’t permit it during race meetings or either the […]

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Scattering Ashes at West Bromwich Albion

  West Bromwich Albion Football Club (The Baggies) say: We have a garden of remembrance at The Hawthorns which is where ashes can be scattered and small plaques left for loved ones that have passed away. The garden is situated in the corner of the East stand car park. Ashes can be scattered at any […]

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Scattering Ashes Manchester City FC

There is a Memorial Garden available at the Stadium for families of fans to spread ashes and take time to remember. This garden is located outside Entrance  at The Colin Bell Stand. The Garden has been created by volunteers, including staff at the Club and local businesses. The Garden is maintained by staff at the […]

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Scattering Ashes Liverpool FC

  UPDATE: sadly Liverpool FC no longer offer a scattering service at Anfield   See below for response from Liverpool Football Club “The Club offer appointments to scatter ashes, but we now feel a responsibility to explain our pitch refurbishment procedures, which takes place during our closed season.  We remove the top layer of sand/soil, […]

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