Charles Cowling
  Posted by Andy Clarke and Holly Bridgestock-Perris On 11 September the world lost one its finest actors of screen and stage. Sir Donald Sinden died at home at the age of 90 following a prolonged battle with cancer. The national press has given praise for his extensive work and his contribution to
Charles Cowling
  Posted by John Porter I think a personal reflective piece is in order following my delivery yesterday of my first fee-paying funeral ceremony as a recently qualified Funeral Celebrant. I will not forget it for several reasons. The first reason is that I was sunning myself beside a swimming pool
Charles Cowling
  The baby ashes scandal which broke at Mortonhall crematorium quickly spread to other crematoria in Scotland. Will it develop into a UK-wide scandal? Have other crematoria been failing to recover ashes from infants despite the availability of forty-year-old science showing that a foetus as young as 17 weeks’ gestation
Charles Cowling
  Quaker Social Action is looking for two exceptional people to join our team. Down to Earth development worker Full time, £26,522pa, Bethnal Green, London. Down to Earth is a unique project which works with those on a low income in east London who are face planning and paying for
Charles Cowling
  “I met the poet James Turner in my twenties: no one reads him now, yet to me he is always alive … You too must have people like that in your lives, people who are not alive in the physical sense, but remain alive in some spiritual way, which
Charles Cowling
  By Ken West We are now aware that Mortonhall Crematorium cremated hundreds of babies and infants, and denied that any cremated remains existed. The recent report by Dame Elish Angiolini condemned this practice and exposed it as a scandal. More recently, the Infant Cremation Commission chaired by Lord Bonomy
Charles Cowling
  In the light of the Report of the Infant Cremation Commission by Lord Bonomy, 17 June 2014, I invited Ken West, a former manager of Emstrey crematorium, to give his interpretation of the training and practices which had led to the events which the Report investigated. At the same
Charles Cowling
  Roadside Flowers  by Paul Wooldridge The trees along my route are wrapped in flowers, quickly passed each day but only noticed by a few. Their colours burst then slip from view as each is lost, submerged in grey, their brightness all too quickly sapped. 23668
Charles Cowling
Posted by David Hall Although Lorry Drivers are top of the Vintage Lorry Funerals customer league table, they are closely followed in the number two position by Football Fans. Some Football Fan business has been derived from the 1950 Leyland Beaver’s red and blue livery and funerals have taken place for