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Never Alone – A New Drop In Facility

The Rowland Brothers Foundation is pleased to present their new initiative 'Never Alone' run in conjunction with Renew 23 Wellbeing Café, an informal place for people who are coming to terms with loss. Never Alone A new drop-in facility for people coming to terms with bereavement run by Rowland Brothers, your local independent funeral directors. [...]

2020-06-04T11:20:34+00:00August 30th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Never Alone – A New Drop In Facility

Grieving

By Aviva Keren Barnett Existential Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Lecturer. “Grief is something all of us have or will anticipate. It is a painful process that forces us to clarify ourselves, our values, and our relationships. It forces us to confront the fragility of life.” Carol Becker (1992). Here I see Becker’s statement about the fragility [...]

2020-06-04T11:22:59+00:00August 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Grieving

Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – Child Bereavement

Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Wellesley Road, Croydon CR0 9XY Date: : Wednesday 15 May 2019 Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm Cost: FREE Lunch and refreshments will be provided Sheila Elliott, of the highly respected Winston’s Wish charity, and Mary Clair Kelly, a skilled integrated Pyschotherapeutic Counsellor, come to help us understand the particular nature of grief [...]

2020-06-04T11:23:07+00:00February 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – Child Bereavement

Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – ‘Whats It All About?’

Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Wellesley Road, Croydon CR0 9XY Date: Tuesday 14 May 2019 Time: 9.30am – 4.00pm Cost: FREE Lunch and refreshments will be provided Presented by the renowned Dr Bill Webster in association with the Rowland Brothers Foundation Dr Bill Webster, a well-known grief counsellor, author of many books which have become standard [...]

2020-06-04T11:23:21+00:00February 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Event: Bereavement Counselling Training – ‘Whats It All About?’

Rowland Brothers Foundation supports four local charities through 2018 Christmas Tree Appeal

Representatives of four local charities received cheques totalling £3,695 from the Rowland Brothers Foundation as a result of Rowland Brothers’ 2018 Christmas Tree Appeal carried out at its branches in West Croydon, Purley, Old Coulsdon, Warlingham and New Addington. The appeal itself raised £1,847.50 in donations from individuals and families for whom Rowland Brothers [...]

2020-06-04T11:23:35+00:00February 12th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rowland Brothers Foundation supports four local charities through 2018 Christmas Tree Appeal

Tony Rowland Awarded MBE in New Years Honours List

This year’s New Year’s Honours list, announced today, includes a name well known in the world of funerals, and to many residents of Croydon and the surrounding districts. Tony Rowland, who lives in South Croydon, is director of Rowland Brothers Limited, based in Whitehorse Road, West Croydon, and with branches throughout the area, and is [...]

2020-06-04T11:23:45+00:00January 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Tony Rowland Awarded MBE in New Years Honours List

The Dads Army Challenge 2017

Every year we take part in an event to challenge ourselves and to give us a target to get fit throughout the year. This year our challenge is Race the Sun Isle of Wight. Race The Sun Challenge: It is a difficult team challenge set in the stunning countryside of the Isle of Wight. Our team [...]

2020-06-04T11:24:54+00:00June 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Dads Army Challenge 2017

Caring for our Emergency Services

  Over the last few months, the UK has experienced several very public disasters in London and Manchester. 3 of these have been terrorist attacks and the horrific 'Grenfell' tower block fire. All of our emergency services have shown us worldwide how professional, dedicated, determined and fearless they are in the face of such danger. [...]

2020-06-04T11:28:50+00:00June 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Caring for our Emergency Services

Coping With Father’s Day When You Have Lost Your Dad

Father’s day is a difficult time for grieving sons and daughters and coping on such a day is especially hard. None of us know how we are going to react to grief, it’s unpredictable until we experience it and every time it’s different. Don’t be surprised to how you react on the day. Be kind [...]

2020-06-04T11:28:58+00:00June 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Coping With Father’s Day When You Have Lost Your Dad

Funeral Operative Vacancy

Job Title: Funeral Operative Location: Croydon Skills: Full Clean Driving Licence, Personable, Warm and Friendly The Role To drive and bear on funerals with great respect and to follow clear instructions from the garage foreman and the funeral conductor. Responsibilities Driving and bearing on funerals Removal of deceased from houses, nursing homes, and mortuaries Delivering [...]

2020-06-04T11:29:37+00:00April 24th, 2017|Careers|Comments Off on Funeral Operative Vacancy

3 Things That May Help After the Loss of a Spouse

This week, after 71 years together Wilf and Vera Russell passed away within minutes of each other, while three miles apart. Their granddaughter Stephanie said that she believed that Vera was waiting for Wilf to pass. Losses like these can strengthen the idea that it is possible to die from a broken heart, and so [...]

2020-06-04T11:29:53+00:00April 7th, 2017|News|Comments Off on 3 Things That May Help After the Loss of a Spouse

How to handle Mother’s day if you have lost your Mum

‘A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.’ – Agatha Christie Nothing can compare to the loss of a mother. Grief can affect us all in different ways, but the [...]

2020-06-04T11:30:10+00:00March 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on How to handle Mother’s day if you have lost your Mum

What Music Are We Playing At Our Funerals?

Everyone has a song that means something to them. As the belief of what a funeral is has begun to change, the music we play at ceremonies is expanding to fit. Everyone has different taste and so the most requested songs range through a variety of genres. The songs most requested don’t just include old [...]

2020-06-04T11:30:32+00:00November 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on What Music Are We Playing At Our Funerals?

Teen Wins Right to be Cryogenically Frozen

In a recent landmark court case, a 14-year-old won her case and her choice to be cryogenically frozen after her battle with cancer. The court ordered that she may be frozen after her passing, and she is now the first British child to have been cryogenically frozen. What is Cryonics? Cryonics is the way a [...]

2020-06-04T11:30:41+00:00November 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Teen Wins Right to be Cryogenically Frozen

10 Ways to Honour Your Loved One’s Ashes

To honour your loved one after they have passed you may want to make a grand gesture or keep them close to you. There is a large variety of unique and personal things you can do with your loved one's ashes. Bury their ashes Burying your loved one's ashes is a way to unite the family, [...]

2020-06-04T11:31:19+00:00November 3rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Honour Your Loved One’s Ashes