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Calling All UK Cemeteries and Crematories!

New legislation in Scotland forces cemeteries and crematories into the 21st century. The Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016 states that information and registers must be kept in electronic form. It is only a matter of time before all the UK...

Cemetery Love Story

As it’s Valentine's Day we have a tail of love, loss and ultimately death.

Should Your Cemetery Records Move To The Cloud?

It seems like everything is happening ‘in the cloud’ but what exactly does this mean? Let me explain it for you; basically ‘the cloud’ that everyone is talking about is actually a metaphor which is used when referring to how computing resources...

5 Ideas To Add A Personal Touch

“A funeral is not a day in a lifetime, it’s a lifetime in a day”

A personalized funeral or memorial service is one of the most frequent requests families have when making arrangements for a loved one. No family wants prepackaged arrangements...

7 Things to do with your Holiday Wreaths

Christmas is over, the turkey has been eaten and the decorations are coming down but you don’t want to waste your beautiful front door wreath adornment.

Or you are a green enthusiast and can’t bear to see a still verdant arrangement go in the...

9 Magic Metrics for your Cemetery/Crematory

A Business Metric is a quantifiable measure that is used to track and assess the status of a specific business process. It is imperative for all organizations, including cemeteries and crematories, to monitor their metrics to ensure they are...

5 Creative Reuses For Coffins

Reuses for coffins? Yes, you read that right, it is a thing! Sometimes, funeral directors discover slight cosmetic inconsistencies with coffins, perhaps they have been scratched during shipment, or were bought by a family and held a body but were...

5 Alternative Funeral Ideas

From customized hearses to unusual customized coffins, the funeral industry is changing fast. Despite being the great leveller, death is increasingly seen as an occasion to express one’s individuality.

Attitudes are chaging towards death and...

Tombstone tourists - do you want them?

Who are they?

10 Of The Most Eye Catching, Unusual & Beautiful Graves You Will Ever See!

Grave sites and Mausoleums come in all shapes and sizes. Here is a rundown of our favourite wonderful graves.

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