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Vote for Cruse in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014

The Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014 has opened for public voting, and five Cruse branches are up for awards. Customers and members of the public can vote for their favourite community group online, by SMS or Twitter, or in Lloyds branches, from 2 September to 10 October 2014.

The local good cause with the most votes in each community will receive an award of £3,000, with the next good cause getting £2,000, £1,000 or £500 depending on the votes received.

Vote for one of the following branches of Cruse and help us expand our support to bereaved people in the community.

Cruse and Samaritans to help those bereaved by suicide

Cruse Bereavement Care is delighted to be working in partnership with Samaritans to ensure that the best possible help is available to people who have lost a loved one to suicide. Clients who have been bereaved by suicide will be able to access small group support sessions, to meet and have facilitated discussions about their experiences, how they feel and how they are coping.

70th anniversary of the D-Day landings

Today marks the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

An anticipated 650 veterans of the landings will take part in events on both sides of the Channel, and they will also be remembering the estimated 2,500 service personnel – their friends and colleagues – who lost their lives on the day of the invasion.

Cruse and the BSA launch new tools to deliver ‘Gold Standard Bereavement Care’

Today (13 May 2013) Cruse Bereavement Care and the Bereavement Services Association(BSA) are sharing new tools developed as part of the Gold Standard Bereavement Care Project.

There is often a ‘gap’ between the bereavement care provided to families, friends and carers when a patient dies in hospital, and those services provided in the community. The Gold Standard Bereavement