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Flowers or Charitable Donations?

Over recent years we have seen floral tributes sharing a memorial with a charity donation, one that is close to the deceased and family, feeling that this will carry on assisting with medical research or even support for the family. Funeral Flower Etiquette Floral baskets can be sent to the funeral parlour, church or home [...]

2018-07-26T15:11:37+00:00December 5th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Flowers or Charitable Donations?

ITV reveals majority of Britons unprepared for Funerals

ITV’s Tonight released the documentary, ‘Funerals: A Costly Undertaking?’ on 3rd November. The programme uncovered some interesting insights towards the funeral industry and the British public’s thoughts on funerals. ITV’s approach was largely preoccupied with the negative, as the National Association of Funeral Directors remark, “the case studies focused solely on families who, for various [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:41+00:00November 14th, 2016|News|Comments Off on ITV reveals majority of Britons unprepared for Funerals

2016 ITIJ Industry Award Winner

Rowland Brothers International, a part of Rowland Brothers, are proud to be the winners of the first ever Ancillary Assistance Service Provider of the Year award at the ITIJ Industry Awards 2016. This global industry event took place at The Ritz-Carlton in Berlin on the 3rd November 2016 and was the 14th annual International Travel [...]

2018-10-31T11:04:03+00:00November 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on 2016 ITIJ Industry Award Winner

Why is Memorial Jewellery so Popular?

The idea of parting with a loved ones ashes is a hard decision and so when it comes to deciding what you would like to, it has become a popular solution to turn to memorial jewellery. The thought of scattering ashes can take families years, as they feel they cannot separate themselves from their loved [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:41+00:00October 20th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Why is Memorial Jewellery so Popular?

A Personalised Funeral is the Best Celebration of Life

Funerals are becoming less of a taboo topic as the celebration of life is now an important part of the bereavement process of our loved ones. A personalised funeral is a way of putting time and thought into a unique ceremony that reflects your loved one’s life. A funeral should be a memorable, and strong [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00October 7th, 2016|News|Comments Off on A Personalised Funeral is the Best Celebration of Life

5 Observations of Grief

All bereavement is different and when someone loses a loved one they can deal with grief in many different ways. Not every way of dealing with grief is healthy, look out for these 5 observations to help the grieving process for your friend or family member experiencing a loss. 1. Believing they will ‘get over [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00September 20th, 2016|News|Comments Off on 5 Observations of Grief

Can dogs mourn the loss of their owners?

Last week an image surfaced from the earthquake disaster in Italy, of a loyal blonde cocker spaniel called Flash, lying by the casket of his master. The touching image gives us an insight into the instinctive and natural need to mourn and leaves us questioning whether we could learn something from our beloved pets. The thought [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00September 8th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Can dogs mourn the loss of their owners?

An increase in celebrity deaths in 2016?

2016 has been a year of remembrance and life celebrations for a large number of celebrities, actors, comedians and musicians; we want to remember these well-known figures that are no longer with us. Though this year it seems as if there has been an increase in celebrities dying, and the rate we hear about it. [...]

2016-12-20T09:25:16+00:00August 26th, 2016|News|Comments Off on An increase in celebrity deaths in 2016?

An Elderly Gentleman’s View of Bereavement

Alright, here goes. I’m old. What that means is that I’ve survived (so far) and a lot of people I’ve known and loved did not. I’ve lost friends, best friends, acquaintances, co-workers, grandparents, mom, relatives, teachers, mentors, students, neighbours, and a host of other folks. I have no children, and I can’t imagine the pain [...]

2017-05-16T13:41:42+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Shared Experiences|Comments Off on An Elderly Gentleman’s View of Bereavement