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The Empty Bed

18 September 2020

By K.E. 2015

 

Tickets for the Afterlife – Covid 19 through lockdown and beyond

7 August 2020
by Judith Robinson, Development Librarian, Kirklees Library Service.
All images taken before social distancing measures were put in place. 
 
Have you heard of Death Positive Libraries? You might wonder what public libraries bring to any work supporting conversations about death, but the Tickets for the Afterlife project demonstrates that public libraries are well placed to provide safe, non-clinical spaces for conversations about death, dying and bereavement. 
 

Funeral changes during Covid-19 by Mid-England Barrow

29 June 2020
 
Over the past decade, families have very gradually started to move away from a traditional funeral, (church, crematorium followed by pub, hotel or village hall.) However, since the onset of Covid 19, many many more people have found themselves considering other options as they weren’t able to have the ‘normal’ funeral they planned for.
 

Burial disputes - who decides?

17 June 2020

This blog post from the team at Hugh James outlines the importance of planning and what will happen should a dispute over burial occurs. 

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