CPJ News

In Conversation With A Community Champion

  Pippa Yates is one of CPJ Field’s 7 Community Champions. We sat down with her to find out what a Community Champion is and what their job entails.   You hold two positions at CPJ Field; one is as a Funeral Arranger, the other is Community Champion. Can you tell us about the role…

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Festivals of the dead from around the globe

When somebody we love dies it is common that we honour their memories on specific dates such as birthdays and anniversaries. In many countries there are annual festivals that bring people together to remember their loved ones and to celebrate their ancestry. This blog, written with assistance from Homeland International, explores 7 of these “festivals…

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Funerals in Ancient Civilisations

Funerals in Ancient Civilisations   CPJ field have always been at the forefront of the funeral sector, often leading the way for how funeral practices should develop alongside the needs and demands of society. Throughout all transitions, tradition, history and steadfast values remain central to the operation of our tenth-generation family business. In today’s blogs…

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Our Charity Work 2017

At CPJ Field we are committed to supporting local charities and are continually amazed at the lengths our colleagues go to to help their local communities and nationwide initiatives. At the end of 2016 we appointed 7 Community Champions, colleagues whose role it is to identify good causes and to work alongside them to create…

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Our Christmas Events

Throughout December we host a variety of memorial events that focus on remembering all the lives we have lost throughout the year.  Each year we design a memory bauble and invite our customers into our branches to write the name of a loved on the baubles and place them on our tree of remembrance. Below…

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The Funeral Singer

Martyn Bond is a Chauffeur Bearer for CPJ Field, in our Haine & Son branch in Eastbourne. Alongside this Martyn is often asked to sing at funeral services, thanks to his naturally gifted voice. We sat down with Martyn to ask him about his funeral singing, how he got into it and what songs people…

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Books that help us talk more openly about death and dying

  Books that help us talk more openly about death and dying Death and Bereavement rank high on the list of topics that we as a nation avoid talking about.  Our research suggests that only 21% have spoken with a loved about their death and how they would like to be remembered, with 32% never…

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Wear It Pink 2017 at Rampion House

Around 1 in 8 women in the UK will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer at some point in their lives, there are many charities that work hard to fund vital research in how to stop the disease and Wear It Pink is a day organised to raise money for Breast Cancer Now. On October 19th…

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