Call to visit war graves

Comedian Hugh Dennis has helped launch a campaign encouraging communities to commemorate the centenary of the WWI Battle of the Somme by visiting war graves and learning their stories.

The call comes from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) and is part of a plan to mark every one of the 141 days the battle lasted from 1 July to 18 November 1916 with events across the country ... (more)

Ashes to ashes to art

Memorial tattoos are getting ever more personal, with cremated ashes being added to ink and skin art being removed and preserved. Mary Carmichael examines new developments … (more)


GFC's accreditation 'helps firm stand out'

The Good Funeral Guide (GFG) is calling on funeral firms that believe they are among the best at what they do to apply for accreditation under its endorsement scheme.

Designed to connect bereaved people to the best practitioners in funeral service, the GFG says its scheme’s point of difference is that it looks at a business entirely from a consumer point of view ... (more)


Six of the best for Walter C Parson

Six funeral directors from Plymouth-based family-owned business Walter C. Parson have passed their British Institute of Funeral Directors’ Diploma in Funeral Service.

The course is externally accredited by Greenwich University and took place over a period of 18 months ... (more)

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