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Douch and Small: Wimborne, Dorset

Company Name DOUCH & SMALL, WIMBORNE About the company We are a family run company of funeral directors in Dorset. All our branches are independently managed – together we cover East & North Dorset, Poole, Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. We offer advice and support on arranging a funeral, woodland burials, memorials, pre-paid funeral […]

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Ives and Shand: Parkstone, Poole

Company Name Ives and Shand About the company We are a family run company of funeral directors in Dorset. All our branches are independently managed – together we cover East & North Dorset, Poole, Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. We offer advice and support on arranging a funeral, woodland burials, memorials, pre-paid funeral plans […]

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Lesley Shand Funeral Directors: Blandford Forum, Dorset

Company Name Lesley Shand Funeral Directors About the company We are a family run company of funeral directors in Dorset. All our branches are independently managed – together we cover East & North Dorset, Poole, Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. We offer advice and support on arranging a funeral, woodland burials, memorials, pre-paid funeral […]

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Lesley Shand Funeral Directors: Corfe Mullen, Dorset

Company Name Lesley Shand Funeral Directors About the company We are a family run company of funeral directors in Dorset. All our branches are independently managed – together we cover East & North Dorset, Poole, Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. We offer advice and support on arranging a funeral, woodland burials, memorials, pre-paid funeral […]

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Albert Marsh Funeral Directors: Wareham, Dorset

Company Name Albert Marsh Funeral Directors About the company We are a family run company of funeral directors in Dorset. All our branches are independently managed – together we cover East & North Dorset, Poole, Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. We offer advice and support on arranging a funeral, woodland burials, memorials, pre-paid funeral […]

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Albert Marsh Funeral Directors: Poole, Dorset

Company Name Albert Marsh Funeral Directors About the company We are a family run company of funeral directors in Dorset. All our branches are independently managed – together we cover East & North Dorset, Poole, Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. We offer advice and support on arranging a funeral, woodland burials, memorials, pre-paid funeral […]

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James Smith Funeral Directors: Swanage, Dorset

Company Name James Smith Funeral Directors About the company We are a family run company of funeral directors in Dorset. All our branches are independently managed – together we cover East & North Dorset, Poole, Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. We offer advice and support on arranging a funeral, woodland burials, memorials, pre-paid funeral […]

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Celebrant: Carol Burgess, Dorest

Name: Carol Burgess Area covered: Dorset The celebrant:  Accredited Civil Funeral Celebrant and Member of the Institute of Civil Funerals As a professionally trained Funeral Celebrant, I will help to create a truly personal ceremony that is exactly as the family wish it to be. Not everyone wants the same type of funeral and I will meet with […]

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Dorset: Weymouth

Location Weymouth Dorset, in the centre of the Jurassic Coast in the UK Area of operation 15nm of Weymouth Type of boat 10m 33ft Aquastar Fishing Duration of trip 1 to 2 Hrs Capacity of boat  8 Refreshments None provided but you can bring your own drinks and snacks Suitable urn Scattering ashes directly onto the water […]

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Britain’s first and only Memorial Reef

For lovers of the sea: Divers, Sailors, Fishermen and anyone one else with a passion for wildlife and the sea. Now there is a new way to  have a truly fitting memorial. The first and only Memorial Reef in the UK. Situated off the famous Jurassic coast, near Weymouth in Dorset. The ashes of a […]

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Facebook to the rescue again!

Two positive stories about Facebook in one week! Fingers crossed I will be on the payroll soon. This is the story of a man who had his mother ashes returned to him after a Facebook appeal. A thief stole his van in Bridport, Dorset then returned the ashes (not the van) presumably after having his […]

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Dorset: Poole Harbour

Scattering ashes in Poole Harbour Location Poole Quay, Dorset Area of operation Poole Harbour ,  Type of boat Luxury 50′ Motor Boat Duration of trip Approximately 1 1/2 hours (longer trips are available) Capacity of boat 12 people Refreshments Included Suitable urns Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which […]

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Scattering ashes around the Tolpuddle tree

Here is an article from the guardian newspaper from November 2012 the expericnce of one family scattering, well actually placing, the ashes of the husband and father at the famous Martyrs tree in Tolpuddle, A tree which became an iconic symbol when it was the site of one of the first ever trade union meetings […]

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Scattering Ashes – Hot Air Balloon: South West England

We can arrange Hot Air Balloon flights to scatter ashes. Flight locations:  Dorset, Wiltshire, Somerset, Devon & Cornwall, more specifically Salisbury, Shaftesbury, Sherborne, Castle Cary, Taunton, Exeter, Tiverton, Ivybridge, Launceston. Gliding over some of the most spectacular landscapes England has to offer. Ballooning in dawn and dusk, our passengers can enjoy watching the sun rise or […]

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Mudeford Quay, Dorset: South Coast

  Location The small fishing port of Mudeford Quay, Christchurch, Dorset Area of operation Christchurch and Poole Bays with views of the Isle of Wight, the Needles Lighthouse and Swanage. They can also provide this service in Christchurch Harbour which is in the lower reaches of the Avon and Stour, usually in sight of Christchurch […]

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Gran’s ashes run aground

  The Bournemouth Echo carried a bitter sweet tale of a family who were carrying their Gran’s ashes on a boat to be scattered at sea near the Old Harry Rocks in Dorset. Unfortunately the boat got into trouble and got stuck on the rocks. Apparently they had to be rescued by the RNLI, which the whole […]

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Ashes to make a reef in Dorset

  Fantastic! A project off the Dorset coast called Wreck to Reef is planning to make a reef from Solace Stones concrete structures that will incorporate peoples cremated ashes. The artificial reef which recently received the go ahead from the council will also feature at least one sunken naval ship. The Solace Stones – will […]

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