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Dedicating a Funeral Tribute Video to Your Loved One

Creating a funeral video is a wonderful and very special way to pay tribute to a loved one who died. It allows you to show the attending family members, friends and acquaintances different facets of their life and can help with the grieving process. In this guide on how to make a funeral tribute video, […]

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Safe Hands Funeral Plans New Charity Partnership With Macmillan Cancer Support

Safe Hands Funeral Plans is pleased to announce a new partnership with leading UK cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support, which aims to raise crucial funds to ensure the charity can continue to provide vital care and do whatever it takes to support people living with cancer.  The new partnership, which will be in place for […]

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How Prepaid Funeral Plans Work

The average cost of a funeral has gone up a staggering 130% since 2004. A prepaid funeral plan allows you to pay for your funeral in advance. It freezes the costs of the services included in your plan at today’s value. That means the services you paid for will not be affected by inflation – […]

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Guide to Sending Funeral Flowers

Sending flowers to a funeral Funeral flowers have been one of the longest standing funeral traditions. In fact, scientists found traces of flowers at a burial site in Northern Iraq from 62,000 BC. The Guinness Book of World Records officially declared it the world’s oldest form of human ritual. Nowadays, the main function of funeral […]

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A Guide to Pre-Arranging Funerals

How to Arrange a Funeral in Advance A pre-arranged funeral is one of the most thoughtful gifts you could give to your family and loved ones. We prepare for and plan all major life events and the celebrations that go along with them. Yet, with ‘Death’ still being considered a taboo subject by 16 million […]

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What Is a Celebration of Life and How to Plan One?

A Celebration of Life is a very personal way of saying “goodbye”. It puts emphasis on life rather than death. It centres around acknowledging the deceased one’s legacy and remembering the love and joy they brought to their family’s and friends’ lives. Even though 54% of Brits say they would opt for one (according to […]