December 7, 2023 8.30 am

Grieving Grantham family’s dispute with council over grave decorations removal “without consultation”

A petition has been launched calling on the parish council to take action

A grieving Grantham family have hit out at the local parish council, claiming it removed items from the grave “without any prior notice or consultation”.

Matthew Jack was only 11-years-old when he sadly died on November 19, 1995 from a rare form of cancer called Desmoplastic Small Round Cell Tumors (DSRCT) and the family, including his mum Val have been visiting his grave at Barrowby Burial Ground ever since. Val’s mum was already buried at the same cemetery and her son wanted to be next to his nan.

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