Newly widowed parents facing heightened financial pressures, following Government’s bereavement benefit cuts

Today the Government implemented significant changes to bereavement benefits received by UK families – changes which will mean 75% of all families with children are likely to be worse off financially. The cuts to benefits come into effect as new research reveals that two thirds of widowed parents are not financially prepared for bereavement, with around one in six widowed parents admitting that they had been forced to re-locate or move home as a result of their partner’s death.

2017 RHS Chatsworth - The Cruse Bereavement Care Garden

After the death of Rosy Sutcliffe’s father last year and the subsequent journey of grief her family went through, Neil, Rosy’s husband, decided to use his creative talents to explore these feelings by designing a show garden at the new RHS Chatsworth Flower Show (7-11th June 2017).  The garden is called Cruse Bereavement Care: 'A Time for Everything' and Neil has generously dedicated the garden to Cruse.

Jubilation Christmas Special Album makes the Perfect Christmas Gift

Jubilation is a beautiful classical album by world-renowned composer Olga Thomas and arranged and recorded by Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Band Portsmouth. This album was originally  released in the Summer but now includes three Christmas Carols to be re released as ‘Jubilation Christmas Special’ on the 2nd December and would make the perfect Christmas gift.