Written by Director of Communications, Francesca Coles: Tomorrow, 25thJanuary, is St Dwynwen’s Day and in just a couple of weeks it will be St Valentine’s Day. For widows and widowers, or those grieving their partner in life, these days can be a painful reminder of your loss – which is why each year around this […]
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Written by Director, Gareth Coles: Last week, my blog shared some key findings from the annual Cost of Dying report* published in 2018. It explained why more than half of people who have ever organised a funeral have thought about their own funeral… and why many of those people haven’t got round to doing anything […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: As we look to the year ahead and make resolutions to take stock, get fit and try to save money after the big festive blow out – my blog today is about making sensible decisions about your future… and getting a little something back in the process. If you’re a […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: What a year for the Coles Team! It has been pretty non-stop as we launched our new Direct Cremation service in January, opened our new premises in Heath, and expanded our fleet with a striking Silver Hearse and Limousines. These landmark changes mean Coles Funeral Directors has been able to […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: I’m in the process of writing a blog about 2018, and what it has meant for my family and all the team at Coles. It has been quite a year. But first, I wanted to say, from my family to yours – Thank you. Thank you for entrusting the care […]
Written by Director of Communications, Francesca Coles: This year, perhaps more than most, I’ve been struck by the number of advertisements and campaigns that are advocating the giving of love, kindness, and compassion this Christmas time… In times of economic uncertainty like our current Brexit situation, the trend is to focus on ‘experience giving’ and […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: It is with the greatest of pleasures that I can announce Coles Funeral Directors on Heathwood Road, Birchgrove, is open for business! Last night, in front of Coles’ family and friends, Rhian Mannings – founder of the charity 2 Wish Upon a Star – cut the ribbon to officially launch […]
Written by Head of Communications, Francesca Coles: In the UK, 24,000 parents die each year, leaving dependent children. A staggering 1 in 29 school-age children have been bereaved of a parent or sibling. Today marks the end of Children’s Grief Awareness Week UK, but the campaign and its message will resonate year round… Children’s Grief […]
Written by Head of Communications, Francesca Coles: Remembrance is defined as ‘the action of remembering something or someone’. So whether you choose to remember someone by simply taking the time to think about them, looking at old photographs, or actively joining with others in ritual to pay collective respects – at some point, we all […]