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We’re Ranked Number One On Trustpilot

We’re delighted to announce that we have been ranked as the Number 1 funeral care provider on review platform Trustpilot. Our network of 14 funeral homes has been rated 4.9 stars out of five from 508 client reviews on the site. 98% of consumers said that our services were either great or excellent with hundreds […]

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Why we’ve signed the Fair Funerals Pledge

When someone close to you passes away, it’s normal to experience a wide range of conflicting emotions. Grief and sadness can mix with happy moments as you remember special moments shared together and even relief that they are no longer experiencing any pain. This can be a confusing and very difficult time, made even harder […]

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Family Hold Back: How To Say Goodbye To Someone With No Family

Dying Matters asks, Are we ready for our own deaths and those we care about? as the theme for their Dying Matters Awareness Week 2019. It is suggested that for the majority of us, the answer to this question will be NO. At a tough time in our lives, whether someone close has just died […]

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Coping With The Death Of A Pet

Coping with the death of a pet can be as painful and traumatic as any other grief.  The loss of the loved one is an emotional experience that can take its toll on all of us, and we must give these feelings the respect they deserve. Don’t bottle up your feelings Talk about how you […]

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Funeral Trends

Funeral customs are changing constantly.  Over time, the way we wish to mourn those we have lost evolves, our clients’ expectations change. Here at the Heart of England, we’ve been organising funerals for a long time and have seen a lot of changes. Making funerals more personal is very popular and technologies have advanced to […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: Put Your Affairs In Order

We all make New Year’s Resolutions, whether we intend to or not.  The media bombard us with suggestions from Dry January to Vegan month to decluttering your entire house. You may not be reaching for the Vegan sausage rolls just yet, but nevertheless January is the perfect time to get your house in order.  You […]

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The Co-Operative Funeralcare Welcomes Investigation into Price Hikes in Funerals Industry

The boss of The Co-operative Funerals in Coventry, Warwickshire, south Leicestershire and Northamptonshire has raised concerns about a report calling for an investigation into huge hikes in the cost of funerals over the past 14 years as not being fully representative of the funeral industry. Darryl Smith, General Manager of The Heart of England Co-operative […]

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Grieving at Christmas

Christmas is a time for joy.  We are full of talk to plans with family, special gatherings and thoughtful gifts.  Many people are spending their first Christmas without a loved one and that is often particularly painful. With the busyness of the season, it’s easy to be preoccupied with our own to do list, but […]

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Colleagues Gain Diplomas

This is a picture from the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) Diploma presentations held at Birmingham City University on Saturday 1st December 20018. Pictured are Naomi Franks who is one of our funeral directors at our Nuneaton funeral home, Joy Rowe our Assistant Funeral Services Manager in Coventry who was assisting the NAFD with the smooth running of […]

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