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  Special communiqué from the Guvnor of the GFG, Sir Basil Batesville-Casket KBE, CDM, RLSS (Bronze) Blog Ed has up and hopped it to the coast for what he tells us is a well-deserved break. We’ll be the judge of that. There won’t be a job for him when he
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  Head chef Darren Walker of St Leonards Hospice in York, has turned traditional favourite dishes into smoothies for his patients who struggle to eat.  (L-R) Cottage buy discount cialis online pie, traditional chicken Sunday dinner, fish chips and mushy peas, roasted veg and butter bean casserole. Picture: rossparry.co.uk/Glen Minikin Pic from
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To see Greenfield’s coffin of the week, click here. 
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    From the New Zealand Herald: Greytown’s Mary Wait likes to be prepared for her adventures – death included. The 85-year-old has hand-painted her own coffin. Mary bought the coffin from a funeral director and painted it in 1994, although she was not expecting to die any time soon. “I
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  Hastings District Council has closed the chapel at the crematorium due to concerns over its earthquake strength. More here In Germany, a van carrying 12 coffins to a crematorium was stolen while the drivers enjoyed a comfort break. Here. 
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  Alexandra Frean is The Times’ bureau chief in Washington. She is British. When her husband died suddenly, one of my first thoughts was: “We’re all alone in a strange place.” But I was wrong. We were not alone. News of our plight spread around our neighbourhood within hours because
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  The GFG sends its congratulations and very best wishes to Stroud funeral director Michael Gamble, his wife Clare and all of the team as they prepare for tomorrow’s ceremonial opening of their lovely new funeral home. There to do the honours and snip the tape will be… our own
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  From the Oxford Times: The former owner of Oxford’s last independent funeral directors has spoken of the difficult decision she made in selling the business. S & R Childs, which has four branches in the city, is now part of Dignity, the UK’s biggest provider of funeral services. Sandra
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funeral finecut guideVO from screenstation on Vimeo.   Absolutely delicious film here, 5 mins, featuring Charity, a funeral organiser in Ghana, and the sendoff she arranges for her mother, Ma Grace. 100% delight guaranteed or your money back.   
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  Posted by Lyra Mollington After last week’s trials and tribulations, I was looking forward to a week of rest and reflection.  Mr M suggested a short break.  Unfortunately, at our age, the stress of packing and travelling cancels out any benefits of getting away from it all.  In any