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…

"Patriot Day" September 11th

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in America. As we recall the events of that tragic day, we honour the victims and the heroism of everybody involved. September 11th is now known as Patriot Day in the United States…

The People's Princess

It's 20 years ago today since the nation united in a public outpouring of grief at Princess Diana’s Funeral. Most people remember where they were the day they heard the news of that horrific car crash. The Country’s fondness for her was…

Meeting our clients requests

Last week we were privileged to carry out the Funeral for Mr. Alan Johnson.  During the making of Funeral Arrangements, his family asked if we could source a Bus to carry his coffin.  We were delighted to oblige and found a specially adapted…

Derek's "Thought for the day" May 2017

If you missed Derek giving his "Thought for the day" on Radio WM on Sunday morning, you can listen again by clicking on the link below (41 minutes in) http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p050zgt0

Passing the test

Yesterday afternoon we had a visit from a (SAIF) Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors Official who called to inspect all areas of our premises and ensure that our administration systems (which provide estimates, accounts and various…
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