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Arranging a Funeral, First Steps

Guidance regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) Funerals and Branch Visits

Our funeral homes continue to comply with all current government and NHS guidance in relation to COVID-19,...

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What is a Green Funeral?

The climate crisis has been a hot topic in recent years, with more people focussed on living...

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A guide to funeral wake food

There are many things to think about when arranging a funeral wake. One element that should not...

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How to send a funeral invitation and ask people to a funeral

Inviting friends and relatives to a loved one’s funeral service or memorial service can feel overwhelming while...

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A guide to dealing with grief at Christmas

Christmas is well and truly among us and although this time of year should feel like a...

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What message to put on funeral flowers

Your funeral flower messages don't have to be long or specific. All that matters is that they're...

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Guide to Choosing a Memorial Headstone

A memorial headstone is an opportunity to remember a loved one and commemorate their life. Not only...

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What does embalming mean?

If a loved one has recently passed away, you may be considering embalming while planning the funeral...

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Tips for Writing a Good Eulogy

A eulogy is a funeral reading that tells the life story of the person who has died....

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How to cope with grief following the loss of a loved one

When you lose someone you love, grief is inevitable. How it affects people will vary enormously, depending...

First Steps

How to prepare for the death of a loved one

When a loved one has a terminal illness and you’re forced to start preparing for their death,...

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Should a child go to a funeral?

There are many considerations when thinking about whether children should attend funerals. Some people worry their child...

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