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Cruse help for those affected by recent major incidents

At Cruse Bereavement Care we are shocked and saddened that so many people have died or been affected by major incidents recently - in Barcelona, at Finsbury Park, at Grenfell Tower, and in previous attacks at London Bridge and in Manchester. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with all those affected – those who are grieving, those who were injured, those who witnessed traumatic sights. The events may also have triggered memories for those bereaved in other situations.

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.

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.