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April 29, 2022

Funerals are for the Living too

During Dying Matters week there are a lot of conversations happening about death, dying and grief to raise the importance of openly discussing these…
April 8, 2022

Retford funeral firm hands over £340,000 to cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support

The firm has been providing support to patients and families affected by cancer since 1911. Memoria, which owns and runs the Barnby Moor Memorial…
March 28, 2022

Brits would rather have 'celebration of life' with upbeat music than sombre traditional funerals

Direct cremation with no attended service grew in popularity during the pandemic Brits would rather have upbeat tracks such as 'Wake Me Up Before You…
February 17, 2022

Worksop community cause receives £1,000 boost from Ranby crematorium

Barnby Moor Crematorium and Memorial Park has donated £1,000 to a community cause that gives disadvantaged people in Worksop a helping hand. The…
January 17, 2022

People no longer fear Covid with drowning and fire bigger concerns

People are also more concerned about being murdered than of dying from Covid People in the UK are not concerned about dying from Covid with cancer, d…
November 15, 2021

From fights to another death - mourners reveal most bizarre things witnessed at funeral

Heightened emotions can be a recipe for disaster and lead to some shocking episodes - even at funerals A final send off is a time for celebration…
November 12, 2021

Eco-friendly crematorium opens in Bicester after lockdown delay

An eco-friendly crematorium and memorial garden has finally opened in Bicester after lockdown previously forced its delay. Dignitaries from loc…
October 4, 2021

What happens to your Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter when you die?

They fear posts could come back to haunt them, the new survey found. One in three Brits want every trace of their social media presence deleted when…
September 13, 2021

Half of us would change loved-ones funeral plans after they have died

54% are happy to ignore dying wishes on things such as music choice and funeral location Half of us would change their loved ones’ funeral plans af…
September 4, 2021

Why this Teesside crematorium has been named Cemetery of the Year

The team in Redcar are celebrating after scooping a top industry award Staff at a Redcar crematorium are celebrating after being named Cemetery of…
August 25, 2021

New Doncaster crematorium 'will ease pressure on current funeral services'

Construction has begun on a new ‘state-of-art’ crematorium in Doncaster following the approval of planning permission earlier this year. The Do…
August 10, 2021

Bicester funeral firm wants an environmentally-friendly approach to cremations

An Oxfordshire funeral firm is eyeing up a cleaner approach to cremations. Memoria, based in Bicester, has been on a mission to seek out greener al…
June 21, 2021

No-frills cremations gaining popularity ahead of full funeral services - study

A direct cremation means no service or ceremony and no mourners are present, with family and friends honouring deceased at another time No-frills cre…
April 13, 2021

Here’s why you should choose a funeral online

CHOOSING a funeral online can ease the pressure on grieving relatives and help them select the right send-off for their loved ones, according to a lea…
April 12, 2021

Grieving families missing out on more than £1,000 - and reduced funeral costs

Most people don't know the money is available - or that you can reduce the cost of a funeral by 75% The bill for giving a loved one a fitting send-of…
March 9, 2021

Conventional funerals dying out with no-frills send-offs becoming more popular

The cost of dying continues to soar each year, with the average cost hitting a record £4,184 this year, according to latest estimates. Traditional f…
February 23, 2021

The heartbreaking reality of Covid at the funeral front line and its toll on grieving families

The Denbighshire Memorial Park and Crematorium in St Asaph boss speaks out about the terrible impact of lockdown A North Wales crematorium manager ha…
February 17, 2021

No-frills funerals increase by 540% in four years as more people choose cheaper alternative

The average cost of a traditional funeral in 2019 was £4,000. Direct cremations are rising in popularity across the UK as families ditch expensive s…
January 18, 2021

Five easy ways to cut thousands off the average funeral cost

The average funeral now costs from £4,184 - but you can bring that down to just £950. Experts have warned that Brits’ tendency to avoid discussin…
December 16, 2020

Press Article: The Daily Telegraph, Memoria Your Later Life

Daily Telegraph Q4/2020 publication by Media planet. Howard Hodgson (CEO, Memoria & Low Cost Funeral by Memoria) talks candidly about why our i…
May 10, 2016

Press Article: St Asaph, Denbighshire Crematorium Opened

Article by Kelly Williams, first published on www.dailypost.co.uk on May 3rd 2016. St Asaph, Denbighshire, £4.25m crematorium opened today, 3r…
April 24, 2016

Crematorium boss hits back at claims funeral costs are forcing poorer families into debt

A flamboyant crematoria boss has hit back at government attacks over the cost of funerals pushing poorer families into worry inducing debt. By JAM…
December 4, 2015

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August 11, 2014

Mum's inspiring funeral service for her daughter

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