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The last word

The latest news, information and advice on funerals and end of life matters

  1. 2 min read

    Why funeral streaming is the next big trend

    Death, Funeral Plans

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 12th Dec '19

  2. 2 min read

    Why the future of urban cemeteries is underground

    Burials, Death

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 5th Dec '19

  3. 2 min read

    Funeral-goers served hash by mistake

    Death

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 28th Nov '19

  4. 2 min read

    The burial prank that went viral

    Burials, Death

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 21st Nov '19

  5. 2 min read

    How would you spend your last day on Earth?

    Death

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 25th Sep '19

  6. 2 min read

    What is liquid cremation and how does it work?

    Cremations

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 19th Sep '19

  7. 2 min read

    Funeral at the snooker hall: strange funeral requests revealed

    Funeral Plans

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 10th Sep '19

  8. 2 min read

    What's a death doula and why would you want one?

    Death Doula, Impact of Death

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 6th Sep '19

  9. 2 min read

    Funeral is held for the UK’s oldest person

    Death

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 25th Jul '19

  10. 2 min read

    What is a direct cremation and why would you want one?

    Cremations

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 18th Jul '19

  11. 1 min read

    10 classical music suggestions for a funeral

    Music

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 1st Jul '19

  12. 2 min read

    What is a death cafe?

    Impact of Death

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 18th Jun '19

  13. 2 min read

    Why are funerals so expensive?

    Funeral Costs

    By Maplebrook Funeral Plans | 2nd Jun '19