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125th Anniversary Bennetts Funerals has been serving the Brentwood and Billericay area for more than a century. When the family-run business decided to mark its 125th anniversary this year, managing director Jane Bennett knew she wanted to implement some kind of legacy for the benefit of the local community. At times it’s meant rolling up… Read More »

Billericay Community Cinema 8th December 2016 sponsored by Bennetts Funeral Directors

Billericay Community Cinema – 8th December 2016 – Our experience Bennetts Funeral Directors in Billericay kindly sponsored ‘Holiday Inn’ on Thursday 8th December. As a member of the team myself and my husband Martin went along to represent Bennetts. When we arrived there was a small queue outside the library, but we could see inside… Read More »

Brentwood Lions Dinner December 4th 2016

Brentwood Lions Dinner Bennetts were represented at the Brentwood Lions Christmas Dinner on Saturday 3rd December at the fabulous Hutton Hall. We had been invited by the Lions to nominate a charity to receive the proceeds of the raffle taking place at their Christmas festivities. We nominated the Havering & Brentwood Bereavement Service which is… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors and St Francis Hospice Traditional Christmas Market, Brentwood

Christmas Market Bennetts were delighted to host the 2016 Saint Francis Hospice Traditional Christmas Market on Saturday 26th November. The market included performances by Fairlytes Choir, The Essential Singers, and two performances from bagpiper Michael Heaslip – one solo and one with the wonderful Britannia Pipe Band. Mulled wine was provided by The Ship pub… Read More »

Lighting Up Service Saturday 3rd December 2016 — 12 noon St Mary Magdalen Church, Billericay

This Saturday the 3rd September at 12 noon there will be a service held in St Mary Magdalen Church, Billericay.  This service is for everyone to attend and especially those that are remembering their loved ones by taking part in the Light Up a Life campaign. Voluntary donations received will help to continue to care… Read More »

Snap Charity and Bennetts Funeral Balloon Race

  How lovely that two children who found our balloons from the Balloon Race contacted us with the above letter and picture.  The Balloon Race went really well and raised in excess of 600.00.  The furthest balloon traveled to Maastricht, Germany which is amazing and the kind gentleman donated the prize fund back to SNAP,… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors and St Francis Hospice join together for the Brentwood Light Up for Christmas

This Saturday 26th November 2016 sees Bennetts Funeral Directors continuing their support with St Francis Hospice and hosting a Traditional Christmas Market at 11.30am to 4pm 120 High Street Brentwood, CM14 4AS. There will be Christmas craft stalls, face painter, live performance from Fairlyte Choir, so come along, soak up the atmosphere, sing a few… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors Celebrating 125 Years of Serving the Community – Essex Life Advertorial

Jane Bennett, third generation of her family to lead Bennetts Funerals reflects on how the company continues to provide traditional, community focused service, while looking to the future. Bennetts Funeral Directors is a family business which has had the privilege of serving the local community and families all over Essex for 125 years. We pride ourselves on… Read More »

Billericay Centenary Commemorative Plaque Unveiling Saturday 24th September 2016 sponsored by Bennetts Funeral Directors

Centenary Commemorative Plaque Unveiling Saturday 24th September 2016 On Saturday 24th September 2016 we remembered that 100 years ago a large Zeppelin was shot down over Billericay. Jane Bennett’s great great grandfather on her mother’s side Superintendent Allen Ellis was one of the first police officers on the scene, so therefore quite apt that Bennetts… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors Win Brentwood in Bloom Best Kept Business Premises 2016

We are all very proud to receive the Winning Certificate for Best Kept Business Premises in this years Brentwood in Bloom Competition.  Pictured above is our very own Jon Lee receiving the award.  Jon takes care of all our gardens and hanging baskets, with the team helping to maintain the premises.  Well done to all… Read More »