Three quarters unsure about loved one’s funeral music

A survey revealed that nearly three quarters of people in the East of England (71%) are not certain what song or hymn a loved one would like played at their funeral... (more)

Over a third (35%) of more then 3,500 adults responding to the online survey commissioned by the East of England Co-op said they were unsure, while a further 36% knew their loved one would like a song or hymn, but didn’t know which.

Crematorium time slots shorter

Crematoria are more likely to have slightly shorter service times than they used to, reports a survey of crematoria carried out by the Cremation Society of Great Britain Management.

They are also more likely to allow the removal of the coffin lid during a service and far less likely to refuse to take a large coffin ... (more)


Ecoffins opens 'green' warehouse

Fairtrade coffin supplier Ecoffins has unveiled a state-of-the-art eco-friendly warehouse and offices.

The new facilities, at Milstead in Kent, were opened by Charles Cowling, author of the Good Funeral Guide, who unveiled a plaque and planted a tree... (more)


Charity challenge for funeral firm’s birthday

Rosedale Funeral Home firm aims to mark its 10th anniversary this year with a Ten for Ten fundraising scheme to amass £10,000 for 10 charities.

And Anne Beckett-Allen, co-founder of the Norfolk-based firm, has set herself a daunting personal schedule – to attempt the Three Peaks challenge for a second time, do a 400-mile ‘Lap of Anglia’ cycle, and run 10 marathons ... (more)

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