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BELGIUM - HILL 60, ZILLEBEKE

30/04/2015

The province of West-Flanders is currently carrying out major renovations works at this site. The works will involve improvements to pathways by the creation of raised wooden walkways. It is intended that these will make passage easier for visitors and will help protect the site from foot fall damage. In addition a new car park will be constructed and a viewing area will be created on the present parking area. Access to the site might be limited at times during the works for which we apologise. All works are due to be completed by the end of April 2015. Detailed information on the works is explained on a panel which is in position on site.

TURKEY - HELLES MEMORIAL

21/04/2015

Access to Helles Memorial will be restricted during the Gallipoli centenary period as follows on 21 and 22 April, only those on pre-arranged visits will have access. On 23 and 24 April, there will be no public access. On 25 April, only those on pre-arranged visits will have access. From 26 April, visitors will be accommodated as normal.

ITALY - ROME WAR CEMETERY

21/04/2015

Headstone renovations at this cemetery will commence on the 4th May and will continue until mid-late August. The renovations will be completed in stages by plot which will involve the removal and re-levelling of headstones. Visitors will be able to access the cemetery during this time and are advised to contact the CWGC Area office if planning to visit a particular grave. E-mail maoffice@cwgc.org.

TUNISIA - MEDJES EL BAB WAR CEMETERY

21/04/2015

Structural work is currently being carried out at this cemetery and is due for completion on 24th April. The cemetery is still accessible to visitors however there may be some general disturbance due to the works being carried out.

TURKEY - LONE PINE CEMETERY

20/04/2015

Events are being held at various locations across the Gallipoli peninsula from 23-25 April. Access to all the CWGC cemeteries and memorials on the peninsula will be restricted only to guests of these events, during this period.

TURKEY - CHUNUK BAIR CEMETERY

20/04/2015

Events are being held at various locations across the Gallipoli peninsula from 23-25 April. Access to all the CWGC cemeteries and memorials on the peninsula will be restricted only to guests of these events, during this period.

TURKEY - BEACH CEMETERY

20/04/2015

Events are being held at various locations across the Gallipoli peninsula from 23-25 April. Access to all the CWGC cemeteries and memorials on the peninsula will be restricted only to guests of these events, during this period.

TURKEY - ARI BURNU CEMETERY

20/04/2015

Events are being held at various locations across the Gallipoli peninsula from 23-25 April. Access to all the CWGC cemeteries and memorials on the peninsula will be restricted only to guests of these events, during this period.

TURKEY - CANTERBURY CEMETERY

20/04/2015

Events are being held at various locations across the Gallipoli peninsula from 23-25 April. Access to all the CWGC cemeteries and memorials on the peninsula will be restricted only to guests of these events, during this period.

BELGIUM - SCHOONSELHOF CEMETERY

02/04/2015

Please note that major renovation works are taking place at this cemetery. Over 700 headstones are being replaced and a further 800 will be realigned. The works are starting in plot 5 and will then continue with plots 4, 3 and two to finish with plot 1. Please be aware that during the works it might be difficult to access certain graves. We expect the works to be finished by the end of April 2015. The horticulture in this cemetery will be restored by November 2015. Should you encounter any problems then please contact our office in Ieper at contact.wea@cwgc.org or phone + 3257223636”