Is fuss free the same as direct when it comes to funerals?

Is fuss free the same as direct when it comes to funerals?

At a recent industry event for funeral directors, it was revealed that 75% of those asking for a “direct funeral” did not understand this meant no service and no attendance from family. We appreciate that families arranging a funeral today have more choice...
To absent friends this holiday

To absent friends this holiday

To absent friends at Christmas As we approach the end of 2021, James Morris, our Managing Director reflects on this time of year. Our memories are such a powerful thing, aren’t they?  Every day I do this job, I see how precious every single memory is of someone loved...
Many Flags.  One Standard.

Many Flags. One Standard.

2020 was unprecedented in our lifetime as funeral directors especially in the field of repatriation where we offer particular expertise. As a new normal for 2021 is emerging, our section on repatriation contains useful information for anyone having to repatriation to,...
Distant or Distanced – how we can help mourners

Distant or Distanced – how we can help mourners

Facing loss is tough at any time but there’s a particular tragedy for bereaved families separated by thousands of miles. More recently, that bitter experience is shared by those who may not be physically that far apart, but lockdown, self-isolating or...

Public Naming Competition and Open Day for Autumn 2021

As part of our 215th anniversary celebrations, we’re inviting local Hawick families to: name the newly refurbished service room in our Weensland Road funeral home and; join us at our first Open Day on 6 November. Open Day – 6 Nov 2021, 10.00-13.00 Have you...