Fran Hall
A funeral may need organising at a moment’s notice. But how much notice do you think is advisable, or reasonable, for renovating and repair a gravestone? And what should the relevant institution do to accommodate health and safety concerns, if you don’t take action fast enough? Many churchyards monuments are,
Fran Hall
This year’s Long List has just been published, and all the finalists for a 2017 Good Funeral Award can be found on the Awards website here.  Or you can skim down the list below and see if you’re on it. Individuals listed first, alphabetically by first name, and companies /
Fran Hall
  Willow, cardboard, veneer. Wool, even. The material in which we choose to be buried may be imbued with cultural, emotional or traditional significance. We have the benefit of access to so many superb suppliers. We know the options are highly varied now, as are the means of interment. It
Fran Hall
We noted The Sun newspaper’s report on a floral tribute this week, pointing a mild gosh-look-at-this finger at a family’s ambition to let funeral wishes be carried out – to the perfumed, petalled letter. However, it was the throwaway inclusion of another story, further down the page, that caught our