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Rowland Brothers News

Rowland Brothers Family Funeral Directors Croydon have been funeral experts for over 140 years. Using our professional knowledge, we write regular updates on our experiences, stories about the funeral industry and an industry view on current events. Read some of our news posts, here.

Anger in Bereavement – How Counselling Can Help

Article from Counselling Directory Anger is a common, normal response to bereavement. We get angry when we cannot control what is happening to us. It can be one of the most confusing feelings during bereavement, and is at the root of many problems in the grieving process. If anger is not expressed [...]

October 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Anger in Bereavement – How Counselling Can Help

Multiple Losses: How to Cope with Loss & Change

Article from Grief In Common When I first started facilitating bereavement groups, I sort of assumed that people would be coming for help for “just” one loss. Of course one loss is more than enough…it’s already too much. Yet so many grievers I met were experiencing multiple losses. And while in most of [...]

September 26th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Multiple Losses: How to Cope with Loss & Change

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, [...]

August 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 [...]

August 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 [...]

February 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 [...]

February 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 [...]

February 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 [...]

January 4th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Tony Rowland Awarded MBE in New Years Honours List

Grief, Wellness, and Moving Beyond the Loss of a Spouse

With a lifelong marriage comes the inevitability of one spouse outliving the other. More than 13-million Americans suffer through this heart-wrenching loss each year. The majority of widowed men and women are seniors, who may have never envisioned a life without their partner. But despite grief, life goes on and [...]

April 12th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Grief, Wellness, and Moving Beyond the Loss of a Spouse

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 [...]

June 30th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Dads Army Challenge 2017