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August 13, 2018
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Funeral profession urged to ditch chipboard coffins to cut cremation emissions

We rarely use chipboard veneered coffins because we offer good alternatives, such as willow and cardboard, at cost price to all our clients. This makes them […]
August 8, 2018
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We Need to Talk about the Funeral – Six Important Questions

Here at Heart and Soul, we understand how difficult it is to be organised enough and make clear decisions when you are bereaved. Giving yourself time to […]
July 31, 2018
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Introducing “We Need to Talk About the Funeral”

We would like to re-introduce our book “We need to talk about the funeral” which was published a few years ago and is now available to […]
July 17, 2018
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The Times They Are A-changin’

The change in funerals in recent years is remarkable, with over 50% now being without a religious minister and that proportion is higher for funerals of […]
July 13, 2018
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A ritual is a journey of the heart

I was talking to someone who said that these modern, more individual funerals for the ‘babyboomer’ generation might be seen “not as a fitting conclusion to […]
July 10, 2018

10 things you may not know about funerals

1. a funeral can be held anywhere that will allow it – no licences are needed 2. no minister or official person need be present – […]
June 29, 2018
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10 Considerations When Arranging A Funeral

1. Set a budget so you can manage your choices. 2. Is there a will or funeral plan which might give funeral instructions? Did the person […]
June 27, 2018
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10 tips for a greener funeral

Make your final statement for a more sustainable world by choosing a green funeral. 1. Plan your funeral in advance Make your choices and let those […]
June 18, 2018
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Government investigation into funeral costs

We at Heart And Soul Funerals think the recently announced investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is long overdue. It will examine whether the […]

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