This competition, sponsored by Lodge & Sons (Builders) Ltd of Stebbing, looks to recognise and reward churchyards in Essex which are well managed and provide a haven for visitors, animals and plants. 

Entries may be submitted by any organisation responsible for managing a churchyard and we welcome entries from churchyards of all denominations. 

Entries must be submitted by Tuesday 10th April 2012.  Please send your entry form and any additional information and photos to:  Sue Sheppard, RCCE, Threshelfords Business Park, Inworth Road, Feering, CO5 9SE.  Email: or tel: 01376 574330.

Winners will be announced at the RCCE AGM in July where certificates and prizes of £150, £100 and £50 will be awarded.

Results will be posted on both the RCCE and Diocese of Chelmsford websites and in magazines (

BKC Comp ENTRY FORM 2012.pdf
Guide to Churchyard Managem Plans Jul 09.pdf