CARDIFF – 12th July 2018 |Cardiff’s local, independent, family-run, funeral business – Coles Funeral Directors – is going from strength to strength and opening up a second funeral home in Cardiff North! Whilst Coles Funeral Directors premises on Newport Road remains their priority – the business’ year-on-year growth has meant a search for a second […]
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PRESS RELEASE: Coles Funeral Directors are proud Headline Sponsors for St Illtyd’s Catholic High School’s production of Singin’ in the Rain
Cardiff, Rumney – 2nd July 2018| Community means everything to the team at Coles Funeral Directors, and St Illtyd’s Catholic High School is a pillar for many families in the Rumney area… so it is with great pride that the local, independent, family-run funeral business reports it’s sponsorship of the school’s acclaimed end of year […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: If you’ve read my previous blogs this month, I’ve been writing about the importance of personal choice when it comes to making funeral plans and arrangements. There really is no right or wrong way to say goodbye to a loved one, and at no point should you feel pressured by […]
Written by Services Manager, Claire Robertson: This month we’ve been talking about how it’s important to have choice when it comes to end of life care and funeral plans. There is always a lot to think about when somebody dies and making funeral arrangements can be stressful. All too often, people feel hurried into making […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: Last week, there were lots of news headlines about the lack of transparency and ‘confusion’ in the funeral industry, particularly around pricing. We couldn’t agree more with Senior Director of Markets at Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Daniel Gordon, when he said to BBC News: People can understandably be very […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: If you’ve listened to the news over the weekend you may well have picked up a story that is also making newspaper headlines – about the price of funerals, the choice available to people, and the conduct of companies selling pre-paid funeral plans. In the last couple of days, Ministers […]
Written by Director Gareth Coles: Today marks the start of Dying Matters Awareness Week – a week dedicated to encouraging and helping people to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life. As you might expect, this is a mission that is very close to my […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: It’s not all that long ago when traditional Christian ceremonies were the norm for funerals in the UK, but with an increasingly multicultural society in modern Britain, funeral providers have adapted the services we provide. People from all walks of life, cultures and religions are proud to call Cardiff their […]
Written by Office Manager, Claire Robertson: Over the last couple of weeks, Gareth has been talking about religious and faith funerals. During my time with Coles, we have commissioned personalised funeral tributes on behalf of religious families in the shape of: Crosses, Angels, Gates of Heaven, Open Books, Jesus Fish, Five Pointed Stars, Aum, Khanda, […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: In my last blog, I talked about religious traditions in death, using my own belief system – Roman Catholicism – as an example. Today, I’d like to talk about a growing trend in funerals: Spirituality. At Coles, we’ve been arranging Humanist Funerals (non-religious) for a number of years now, but […]