Death and funeral customs in Tudor times
Religion in Tudor times was an essential part of life as death was never far away. Life expectancy was extremely short with a quarter of children dying before they were five, and 40 per cent perishing before reaching the age of 16.
Stormzy sings at funeral after Twitter request
Top grime and hip hop artist Stormzy turned up to sing at the funeral of a fan’s father in Reading just before Christmas, after seeing a message on Twitter.
Wrexham cemetery close to capacity
The “traditional” section of Plas Acton Cemetery, Wrexham, is nearing full capacity.
Bereaved families attend Co-op branch rededication
Recently bereaved families who attended the rededication of Tamworth Co-op’s Halliwell Coseley funeral home by two ministers said it brought them comfort during a difficult time.
Dignity first responder honoured
A Dignity funeral manager in the West Country has received a First Responder award on behalf of his group, thanks to their work in the community.