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Opening of the Lily Chapel in Tooting

I was fortunate to be asked to say a blessing at the recently refurbished Chapel of Rest in the Cooperative Funeral Care Tooting branch. Father Tom and Reverend Davey gave the chapel a dedication, whilst  Councillor Nicola Nardelli finalized proceedings. Jane Clark Manager Co-op, Philip Gonsalves Funeral Director, Councillor Nicola Nardellli and myself.

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Recent article on the Cost of Dying

The Guardian wrote an article recently on the cost of dying and how it is rising. Have a read! http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011/sep/14/cost-of-dying-rises-bereaved-families

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Should children attend funerals?

I was reading an article about this on the weekend http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ashley-davis-bush/kids-funerals_b_1837710.html What I do know from experience, is that it is not an easy decision to make.  I would love to hear other people’s views on this.

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New iphone app for funerals

Thinking about planning your funeral – then have a read of this: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/planning-own-funeral-theres-app-ifuneral-104904551.html

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Alternative Coffins

I read this article recently posted in the Scottish Sun  that made me smile.  Just a  little look at alternative coffins. http://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/scotsol/homepage/scotlandfeatures/4502178/Youll-die-laughing-at-coffins-that-put-the-fun-into-funerals.html

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Top ten fascinating funerals

Funerals are serious business but sometimes you just have to wonder… have a read of this blog highlighting the top ten fascinating funerals. Enjoy. http://listverse.com/2012/08/18/top-10-fascinating-funerals/

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News and Events

You know I was just looking around the web today and found out that there is going to be the first trade award for Funerals! The event is to be held in Bournemouth  7-9 September 2012. The idea behind this event is to celebrate the work of people who are in the funeral industry. So

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