Memorial garden for grieving parents opens up in Holywells Park

Team 12 of the National Citizen Service in the new Baby Bereavement Garden in Holywells Park.

Team 12 of the National Citizen Service in the new Baby Bereavement Garden in Holywells Park.

A baby bereavement garden for parents who have suffered miscarriages has opened.

Cllr Liz Harsant cuts the ribbon to open the new Baby Bereavement Garden in Holywells Park with ghe

Cllr Liz Harsant cuts the ribbon to open the new Baby Bereavement Garden in Holywells Park with ghe help of Miss Teen Suffolk Emma Collingridge.

The space in Holywells Park, has been launched by the local branch of the Miscarriage Association and the Ipswich Hospital Baby Bereavement Group.

Teenagers taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) carried out the work on the garden.

Miss Teen Suffolk Emma Collingridge and councillor Liz Harsant cut the ribbon at the weekend.

Sophie Steele, NCS team leader, said: “It was really nice for the young people to see the garden finished, and we all hope it is used by many people as a relaxing place to remember their little ones.”

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