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Cost of Dying Survey by Sun Life published by Bennetts Funeral Directors of Brentwood and Billericay

The result of the fifth Sun Life Direct Cost of Dying Survey, published in September 2011, shows that the cost of an average funeral has now reached £3091.00 – an increase of 61% in seven years and that one in five people are struggling to pay funeral costs. At Bennetts Funeral Directors we are pleased… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors, Brentwood, Essex, Carols in the Courtyard 13th December 2011

   Our afternoon’s preparations started with the collection of our two VIP Guests, Bella and Peggy the donkeys who were collected by Bennetts Funeral Directors very own three wise men, Gary Ebsworth, Tony Motley and Jon Lee, from the Hopefield Animal Sanctuary.  Bella and Peggy were proudly walked through Brentwood High Street on Tuesday afternoon… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors Charity Fundraising Trek by Jane Bennett

Annapurna Circuit Trek, Nepal. September 2011    At the end of September eleven friends and I headed off to Nepal again, this time to trek the Annapurna Sanctuary route to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) in the Himalayas, this was so different to the Everest Base Camp trek which we completed two years ago; it was… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors of Brentwood and Billericay Open Day 24th September 2011

The aim of the Bennetts Funeral Directors Open Day in Brentwood was to open our doors and hopefully give an insight and relaxed approach to all areas of our business which, when needed, can be a very emotional and difficult time. Our day started with the arrival at 11am of our Mayor Cllr Joan Holmes, her escort… Read More »

‘Name A Star’ Sponsored by Bennetts Funeral Directors of Billericay, Essex

As of the 1st of December 2011, Bennetts Funeral Directors, 2 High Street, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9BQ will be displaying a Memorial Christmas Tree. Our ‘Name a Star’ campaign will give many people the chance to remember a loved one by naming a star and hanging it on a special Remembrance Tree in each of our branches. … Read More »

‘Name A Star’ sponsored by Bennetts Funeral Directors, Brentwood, Essex

    As of the 1st of December 2011, Bennetts Funeral Directors, Fern House, 120 High Street, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4AS will be displaying a Memorial Christmas Tree in the front window. Our ‘Name a Star’ campaign will give many people the chance to remember a loved one by naming a star and hanging it… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors of Brentwood and Billercay, Essex announce their ‘Decorate a Bell’ Christmas Competition!

   Show off your decorating skills and join our ‘Decorate a Bell’ Competition! To enter our competition all you have to do is visit our website http://www.bennettsfunerals.co.uk/ and click on the competition link.  Print off the Bell template which can be mounted for extra stability.  Decorate the Bell with whatever you wish, colouring in, painting,… Read More »

Carols in the Courtyard at Bennetts Funeral Directors, Brentwood, Essex on 13th December 2011

Festival of Remembrance at The Royal Albert Hall By Tony Motley of Bennetts Funeral Directors, Brentwood, Essex

On August 11th 2011 I received written confirmation that I had been selected to carry the Billericay Branch Royal British Legion Standard at The Festival of Remembrance on 12th November 2011 at The Royal Albert Hall. We were ordered to be there for 7.00am, so it meant a 4.00am start.  My cab got me there… Read More »

Coping with Christmas with the help of Bennetts Funeral Directors of Brentwood & Billericay, Essex

After the success of last years workshops, we are holding another two free workshops this season.  These will take place at Christchurch Hall, Warley, Brentwood, CM13 3AA, (parking available, but not as muddy!)  The first session will take place on Monday 14th November 2011 6pm – 7.30pm, with refreshments available from 5.45pm.  The follow on workshop… Read More »