How will you be remembered?

One of the blessings of being a Funeral Director (there are many) is that you get to meet people from all walks of life each with their own story to tell about a loved one they have lost.  Only last week I was chatting to a lady (as you’d…

"Don't treat people as you would like to be treated, treat them as they want to be treated!"

I was reminded by a friend earlier this week of a quotation which I think is attributed to an Australian relationship guru which says "Don't treat people as you would like to be treated, treat them as they want to be treated!" Now this set me…

Tree of Light 2017 "Thank You"

We are overwhelmed by the number of people (over 850!) who came and joined us yesterday afternoon for our annual Tree of Light Memorial Service. The feedback we had from those in attendance was incredible and we are thankful to so many people…

Tree of Light 2017

We are just a few days away from our annual “Tree of Light” Memorial Service at our Northfield Premises; the tree has arrived, it’s up and the lights are on! We do hope you can join us this Sunday 3rd December at 3pm at our Northfield…

Help reassure your family

Whenever a death occurs it is never a good time.  Being suddenly thrust into making Funeral arrangements for a loved one where, in many cases, there is little or no idea of what the person who has passed away would have wanted.  As Funeral…

The value of photographs

I don’t know about you but I love taking photos!  I’ve had a camera of my own since I was about 14 years old (a Christmas present from my dear Mum & Dad).  In those days of course the developing of celluloid film was pricey and the…

Derek on Radio WM - Sept 2017

Just in case you have missed it, Derek appeared on BBC WM earlier this week discussing the evolution of the funeral industry. Catch up with his conversation with presenter Mollie King on the link below. You can hear the interview from 1 hour…

Mortons donate Memorial Tree

We are delighted to have been able to donate a beautiful memorial tree for the newly opened Sheldon Unit at West Heath Hospital which was officially unveiled by The Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Anne Underwood.  The unit has been designed…

Macmillan 2017!

We are excited again this year to be taking part in the “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” in support of Macmillan Cancer Support.  On Saturday 30th September 2017 from 10:30am – 1:00pm we will be welcoming you all to join us in our Ivy…
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