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Sara Cork

Sara Cork
Sara Cork is the editor of Funeral Service Times. She has nearly eight years' experience in consumer and B2B titles. Feel free to drop her a line with any stories or feature ideas.

New installation hopes to ‘redesign the dialogue’ around death

Life.Death.Whatever. Installation

On the evening of 3rd November, a thought-provoking sound installation Life. Death. Whatever. will take over Christ’s Chapel at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Life. Death. Whatever. is an initiative to redesign the dialogue around death and dying, life and living. Its team has been curating voices from around the world – people talking about what death, dying, life and living means to them. The …

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Council reveals plans for low cost funerals

Funeral Directors, Council, Low cost funeral

A new scheme introduced by Halton Borough Council in Cheshire will offer residents the option of a fixed cost funeral. The overall fee will fall below the current national average, reports the Council. The cost of a Halton Resident Funeral would include the funeral service itself, cremation at Widnes Crematorium …

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New service links funeral directors’ websites to online bereavement counselling

GriefChat, Bereavement, Funeral Director

Clients can now access bereavement counsellors directly from funeral directors’ websites, thanks to GriefChat, a brand new service. The online widget was launched in September by Professional Help Limited, a provider of counselling, training and consultancy solutions. Professional Help was launched in 2012 by Catherine Betley, former director of services for …

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Monmouthshire funeral firm wins award

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A Monmouthshire firm of funeral directors has received an award from Caldicot’s Town Council for having ‘The Best Business Garden.’ The Award was presented by the Mayor Cllr. Philip Stevens and was part of several presentations by Caldicot’s Town Council. A certificate, a shield and a prize of £25 was …

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