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Filling and using a Scatter Tube: Video

One of the most popular types of scattering urn is a scatter tube, we stock a huge variety of designs and sizes. We have sizes that are suitable for adult, two average sizes adults, half a set of ashes and token amount of ashes. We have around twenty different designs from bluebell woods and autumn […]

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Ashes into Fireworks video – Self-fire Rockets

Ashes into Fireworks video – Self-fire Rockets Fireworks are a fabulous option for a spectacular send-off, watch our ashes into fireworks video to see how one family gave their loved one a truly memorable send-off. The rockets are powerful, colourful and will make any fire ceremony go with a bang. Ashes into fireworks You have two choices […]

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How big does a cremation urn need to be?

How big does a cremation urn need to be?

How big does a cremation urn need to be? How big does a cremation urn need to be? Different urns have different capacities, different people once cremated will result in different amounts of ash being produced. There is no exact rule for this, but it generally it relates to the weight of the person when […]

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How long do Floating Ball Urns float for?

Water Ceremonies are increasingly popular way to Celebrate the life of a loved one and there are many types of water urns you can choose from. Each urn works in a slightly different way. The floating ball is a popular choice for many people. The common question is who long will it float for? We […]

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How much ash is there after cremation?

How much ash is there after cremation?

Question: How much ash is there after cremation? Answer: The average weight of ashes after cremation is around 6lbs or 3 kilos: equivalent to three bags of sugar. It varies between men and women, with men  7.1lbs (+ or – 1.2lbs) which is 3.2kg for woman 4.9lbs (+ or – 1lbs) which is 2.2kg. It […]

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Scattering Ashes – please do it safely!

When choosing to scatter ashes people are often drawn to the most dramatic or significant piece of the landscape: the a promontory, a mountain peak or a cliff edge. These places are often fraught with danger and in an emotionally heightened state this is risk can be increased. Last month it would appear that two […]

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Do they cremate multiple bodies at once?

Do they cremate multiple bodies at once?

Do they cremate multiple bodies at once?  No they don’t. In the UK the Code insists that each cremation is carried out separately. Furthermore the aperture (opening/door) of cremator in which the coffins are place is only big enough to accept one coffin. There are certain exceptions, specifically in certain where the cases of mother […]

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The legal definition of cremation ashes

Finally we have a legal definition of Cremation ashes in the England and Wales, and whilst it seems surprising that nothing had been set down before, it is good that we have one now, which is set out in the new Cremation (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016. ““ashes” means all the material left in […]

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What to do with ashes?

What to do with ashes? One of the most frequently asked questions is – what to do with ashes? You can choose to: Keep them Bury them Scatter them If you want to keep them, then consider Do you want to keep all or some of them If all then you will need to think […]

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How to scatter ashes: 5 different ways

Here is how to scatter ashes? Here are 5 ways to make your ceremony even more memorable Casting: is the act of throwing the cremation ashes to the wind or usually just called scattering. There are a number of thing you should consider. they are more ashes than you realise they can cover quite an […]

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10 Ways of Keeping Ashes at Home

Keeping ashes at home The crematorium have rung your funeral director to say your loved one’s ashes are ready for collection. The funeral home pop a lovely letter in the post letting you know that they have the ashes and will keep them until you are ready to collect them. What do you do? Your […]

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Making a Will

Making a Will

Making a Will Making a Will. There was yet another thought provoking article article in the family section of the Guardian yesterday, a woman who has no children talks through the process of making a will.  We all find this process difficult, staring your demise in the face and making confident decisions about what will […]

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