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World-renowned composer dedicates 50% of proceeds of royal wedding song to Cruse

11th April 2018 - World-renowned composer Olga Thomas today announced 50% of proceeds from the sale of the Royal Hollywood Love Song, her gift to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, will be donated to Cruse Bereavement Care. 

ONS Loneliness Report - single or widowed at particular risk

According to today’s (10.4.18) ONS report,  “Loneliness – what characteristics and circumstances are associated with feeling lonely”, those single or widowed were reported at particular risk of experiencing loneliness more often. 

In the report, three profiles were identified as people of particular risk of loneliness:

Cruse volunteer Laraine Davies wins High Sheriff award for Clywd

Cruse North wales volunteer Laraine Davies has been awarded the High Sheriff Award for Clwyd, Wales for her work as a volunteer supporting bereaved families with Cruse North Wales.

The High Sheriff Awards were launched in 2013 to recognise individuals or voluntary/community organisations or groups (with charitable aims) that have made an outstanding contribution to their respective communities.

Debbie Kerslake retires

After 19 years with Cruse Bereavement Care of which eight were as CEO, Debbie is retiring at the end of this month. She arose to this position from the ranks, and as well as guiding Cruse, has been involved in many high profile activities including supporting the bereaved here and abroad for 9:11 (Twin Towers) The 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami and 7/7 The London bombings, along the way.