Mortality a growing issue in divorce

A growing number of divorcing couples can’t agree on death plans, says a leading firm of divorce lawyers.

Longer life expectancy and rising property values have made inheritance a problem area for many couples, says JMW Solicitors, making it both a greater priority and a growing source of friction.

First UK long barrow for five millennia

A new columbarium (a place for cremated remains), just opened in Wiltshire, is in the style of a traditional Anglo-Saxon long barrow, but made relevant for today in its internal layout.

The Long Barrow at All Cannings, Devizes, the first long barrow to be built in the UK for 5,500 years, is a chalk mound built in natural material. It is aligned to the sunrise of the winter solstice when the sun will illuminate the internal stone passageway.


Success for T Cribb

T Cribb and Sons Carriage Masters rounded off a year of success in driving competitions by winning the British Driving Society Four-Wheel Light Trade category in the national championship held at Addington.

The firm's new vehicle was found in a barn by head coachman, Peter Gibson and lovingly restored over the summer before getting the Cribb livery.


Brothers compete as 'Ironmen'

Two funeral director brothers teamed up to take part in this year’s Ironman Wales contest.

Simon and Richard Rossiter from W & M J Rossiter & Sons in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, lined up for the event’s 7am start, with more than 2000 athletes from over 40 different countries.

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