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DEALING WITH A WILL- ADMINISTRATORS AND EXECUTORS

Are you worried about being named as an executor in someone’s will? Have you been named an executor, or are you unsure what an administrator or executor would need to do? In fact, what is the difference is between an administrator and an executor? This quick guide to administrators and executors will help you. Who […]

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SAFE HANDS IN POST LOCKDOWN TV DEBUT

One of the UK’s first post-lockdown TV commercials airs this week when funeral planning company Safe Hands makes its TV debut. The commercial features actress Suzanne Sinclair of Holby City and Casualty fame with voice over from Downton Abbey star Lesley Nicol who plays the cook Beryl Patmore. The 60 and 30 second slots were […]

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GOING GREEN: AN ECO-FRIENDLY FUNERAL

How green could your funeral be? It’s odd to think about our effect on the planet after we die but, if you’re eco-conscious now, then it might be something you’d like to think about – how green could your funeral be? A woodland burial may seem like the natural first choice, but there are other […]

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THE DREAM OF THE FASTER PASTOR- A MOTORCYCLE HEARSE

In 2001 motorcycling vicar The Rev Paul Sinclair had a dream. He would bring together the two great passions in his life to create the UK’s first motorcycle hearse service to give fellow bikers the send-off they deserved. Rev Sinclair, who sadly passed away in 2019, started Motorcycle Funerals from his home in Leicestershire and […]

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CAN I BE BURIED AT SEA?

Can I be buried at sea? Yes. It’s not very common, and there’s a little bit of organisation and paperwork involved, but there’s no reason why you can’t be buried at sea. It’s true, there are some costs that you or your family will have to bear in mind when you’re planning the funeral – […]

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WANT TO BE BURIED IN A WOOD?

If you’re ethically-minded or you’ve been at all eco-conscious during your life, then you might be thinking that a woodland burial is something you’d prefer. Some people have a special connection to the outdoors during their lives – gardeners and farmers, in particular. But what’s involved, exactly? Does it mean you have to give up […]