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 […]
As a socially aware and focused business our staff regularly take part in and we sponsor local charity events. Giving back to the community we are a part of is important to us.
As a business we also feel it is important to keep our customers in the know with the latest industry updates and any helpful advice that will assist them.
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 […]
Written by Head of Communications, Francesca Coles: This Poppy Appeal, The Royal British Legion (who we work closely with here in Cardiff) is leading the Nation in saying ‘Thank You’ to the First World War generation who served, sacrificed and changed our world. With beautiful, poignant Red Poppy installations the focus point for communities across the UK […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: Earlier this week we were at Cardiff City Stadium meeting with Care & Nursing professionals from all over Cardiff and the surrounding areas who gathered together for their annual ‘Care Roadshow’. The seminars this year focussed on the significant changes in the sector including funding, recruitment and government policy. Margaret […]
Written by Head of Communications, Francesca Coles: On Monday at 7pm, we joined the Global Wave of Light that marked the end of Baby Loss Awareness Week. Our candle glowed as we remembered all the angel babies who never got to go home, or spent all too brief a time with their loving families. The outpouring […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: This morning I’m travelling to Bournemouth with my wife and Head of Communications Francesca, fellow Funeral Director James Rogers, and Trainee Funeral Director Steven Long. And whatever happens at the Good Funeral Awards ceremony later – I can honestly say I’m really proud of our team and our accomplishments… Being […]
Written by Trainee Funeral Director, Steven Long: Have you ever been interested in a career in the funeral industry? I know it’s not for everyone, but it can be really rewarding – and I wanted to share my story with you today ahead of the Good Funeral Awards tomorrow… For more than twenty years, I […]
Written by Funeral Director, James Rogers: On Saturday 15th September, I’m heading to Bournemouth with Gareth, Steven and Francesca to attend the Good Funeral Awards 2018. When I received the news that I have been nominated by the families I work with as Funeral Arranger of the Year for the second year running – I couldn’t […]
Second independent, boutique funeral home set to open in Heathwood, Cardiff, creating rare career opportunities in the funeral industry. This announcement comes in light of its celebration at being named as a finalist in four categories at the prestigious Good Funeral Awards Local businessman, Director Gareth Coles, promises fair funerals for all Coles Funeral Directors is […]
Written by Director, Gareth Coles: Over the summer you may have been made aware of the considerable turmoil in the funeral industry at the moment… Well, behind the scenes here at Coles we’ve been pulling out all the stops to campaign on your behalf for fairer funeral prices for all – and wanted to share […]