Updated October 06, 2017 19:24:22
Hundreds of neglected graves in country Western Australia have been given a much needed spruce up courtesy of a renegade group known as the Tombstone Fairies.
The Tombstone Fairies is a group of volunteers in the Southern WA town of Denmark, who put aside local laws to preserve history in rural graveyards by bringing tombstones back to life.
“We felt that this was really important and so we just did it,” Tombstone Fairy Bev McGuinness said.
“Headstones can tell you so much about families, and it’s always exciting to find someone that you’re connected to if you’re hunting for someone in a cemetery.”
Fairies fly around the law
Shire of Denmark spokesperson Claire Thomas said it can’t grant the ‘fairies’ any rights …