Funeral costs still rising

The average cost for a burial is now £4,690 and £3,239 for a cremation, according to research by one of the UK's largest financial services companies.

Engage Mutual’s 2014 Funeral Costs Tracker also found that the average cost of cremation had risen 12% in two years, with burials up 9%...(more)

Death on the Fringe

Death had a starring role in this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, thanks to a series of shows looking at the topic from different perspectives.

Death on the Fringe was part of the on-going charity-led campaign, Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief, which works to promote more openness about death, dying and bereavement... (more)


Strong support for new charity

The chief executive of a new charity offering help to people who lose a baby or child said the support shown by bereavement professionals has far exceeded his expectations.

After the launch of the Child Funeral Charity (CFC) in July, Roger Gale said the reaction showed how much the charity was needed... (more)


Funeral director plays Cupid

An Essex funeral director who played Cupid to two bereaved pensioners, never dreamed she’d be a witness at their wedding.

Lynn Love, who runs Co-operative Funeralcare in Wickford, organised the funeral of Isabell Lennon’s first husband in 2011 and the funeral of Tom Lennon’s first wife Alice, last year, and both widowed spouses continued to pop in to see her... (more)

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