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 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 […]
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 […]