Fran Hall
Like you, at GFG Towers we’ve been waiting for summer to start. No sign so far, so rather than watching the umbrellas go up at Wimbledon yet again, we’ve wangled invitations to a whole number of gatherings of the great and the good in funeralworld. Indoor ones. First up was a
Fran Hall
  Here’s a sneak preview from the Radio Times showing the upcoming sendoff of Britain’s favourite pub landlady – the one and only Peggy Mitchell. In good old East End tradition, she’s going out with the horses, the plumes and the flowers. So… following order cialis canadian pharmacy Charles’ hearse spotting
Charles Cowling
  From the ever-excellent Kenny Farquharson’s latest column in The Times: There were just two drinkers at the bar when I walked in. Once they had established I was not from “the social” they were warm and engaging. One stood nursing a whisky under a sign that said “Nicky’s Corner”.
Fran Hall
“Fifth generation family business Camp Hopson & Co has sold its funeral services brand to listed group Dignity. Camp Hopson has been trading in Berkshire for more than a century and operates a department store in Newbury. It sold the business and assets of Camp Hopson Funerals to Dignity for
Charles Cowling
Fran Hall
In sad news this week, The Telegraph’s advertorial-disguised-as-editorial series of funeral cost hysteria continues.  This time it’s a well-heeded warning to check before you hand over your money to a funeral plan complete with projections of the outrageous cost of dying in 2023. Concerned readers need not worry.  Simply purchase
Charles Cowling
 
Fran Hall
In Burgundy coloured news  The Telegraph has been hard at work this month, convincing us that the funeral situation in the UK really is dire. On the 10th June, we heard about a grieving gentlemen in New Milton, Hants, who is digging a grave in his back garden to bury his 101
Fran Hall
Dearly beloved of Funeralworld and beyond, I’m thrilled to announce that I’m the new editor of The Good Funeral Guide, under the mentorship and guidance of the wonderful founder Charles Cowling and CEO Fran Hall. Far from facing its own funeral, the need for a sustainable GFG has never been so strong.
Fran Hall
“The barrow, its shape, its natural stone, its location, instantly gave me the same feeling of the past being an essential part of the present, of our lives being a shared history. Of peace and calm and connection. And I am drawn to the barrow as a place of rest