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Latest news

Latest news

All the latest news from the team at Jackson Family Funeral Directors. For more information about any of the news features below please contact marketing@jacksonfamilyfunerals.com.

Charity car wash

JACKSON’S TO HOLD CAR WASH FOR ST. RICHARD’S HOSPICE

17th February 2020. Jackson Family Funeral Directors will be donning their waterproofs, rolling their sleeves up and braving the wind and rain to clean cars in aid of St. Richard’s Hospice, at their Malvern branch on Saturday 22nd February from 11am to 3pm. Auto Glym will be providing a van and cleaning supplies so your car will be gleaming with pride as it drives back out onto the road. The charity car wash, which is to help fundraise for St. Richard’s Hospice Corporate 20/20 Challenge in which 20 businesses, in the first quarter of 2020 are set the target of

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FSB Finalist Start Up Business

JACKSON’S SHORTLISTED FOR FSB CELEBRATING SMALL BUSINESS AWARDS

7th February 2020. Jackson Family Funeral Directors are delighted to be continuing their success by being shortlisted by the FSB Awards as a 2020 finalist for Start-Up Business in the area. The West Midlands final takes place on Friday 6th March at the Marriott Forest of Arden in Warwickshire. The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards recognise and celebrate the huge contribution that smaller businesses and the self-employed make to the UK.  There are 12 categories that businesses can choose to enter, from International Business of the Year to Self Employed/Sole Trader of the year.   The FSB are looking for the

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2019 savings for families

Our families saved £642,718.61 in 2019

15th January 2020. As a new year and decade are now upon us, it’s refreshing to look back at 2019 to see how we performed as a business and how our service benefitted the families that we provide funeral services for.  Forming in early 2018, we are still a relatively young business but from the outset we had experience of the Funeral services profession and a vision to offer funeral services within Worcestershire, that offered choice and transparency of costs.  The variety of Funeral Services that we offer, has enabled families to choose to spend as much or as little

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Coping with loss at Christmas

COPING WITH LOSS AT CHRISTMAS

11th December 2019. The emotional pressure of the festive season can be all consuming for those grieving a lost loved one. Christmas is a magical season, with our homes lit up, sparkling with Christmas lights, it’s also a time when families and friends spend quality time together.  However, at Christmas the loss can be felt more acutely than ever! It might be your first or even tenth Christmas without someone that was a significant part of your life or you might have lost a loved one at Christmas.  Whatever the circumstances, the absence of someone special will lead to feelings

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Supporting St Richards Lights of Love

JACKSON’S SPONSOR ST RICHARD’S HOSPICE ‘LIGHTS OF LOVE’ SERVICES

25th November, 2019. Jackson Family Funeral Directors are proud to support this year’s St Richard’s Hospice ‘Lights of Love’ services held at Pershore Abbey on Thursday 28th November, and Great Malvern Priory on Tuesday 10th December. Sponsoring refreshments is just a small way of offering our comfort to those grieving for a loved one, on an occasion that will be moving and emotional for the community. St Richard’s Hospice ‘Lights of Love’ is a celebration of those we have lost with hundreds of twinkling lights at services across the county. Supporting those who are remembering the lives of their loved

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Benefit claimants can claim money

Benefit claimants can receive up to £1,000 towards funeral cost

15th November, 2019. Government announces increase from Spring 2020 Losing a loved one is a stressful and upsetting time and worrying about the extra financial pressures of paying for a funeral, can increase the emotional toll at this time.  Fortunately, there is help available to ease some of the financial pressure of arranging a funeral, if you (or your partner) are claiming certain benefits or tax credits and meet the criteria for relationship to the deceased.   The Funeral Payment scheme is available to pay for a funeral and the Funeral Expenses payment scheme is provided by the Government to fund

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Family Owned Funeral Directors

Proud To Be A Family Business Caring For The Community

12th November, 2019. As the only independent family owned funeral director in Pershore, Upton and Worcester, Jackson Family Funeral Directors are proud to provide a sensitive and highly professional service to our local community which means so much to us all. Our business is owned and run by family, keeping family values at the forefront of everything that we do, which means that we are always here for you, 24 hours a day. The passing of a loved one can be a shocking, unnerving event for any family to deal with, and as such we believe that there needs to

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Jackson win highly commended award

Jackson’s Win Highly Commended Award

Jackson Family Funeral Directors win ‘Highly Commended’ award at the Enterprising Worcestershire Awards 2019, in the category Best Start-up Business. Adding to their string of recent achievements, Jackson’s were presented the award at Hogarth’s Stone Manor on 18th September in a category in which many other businesses were shortlisted. The Enterprising Worcestershire Awards celebrates the achievements of businesses who have received assistance through the ERDF funded programme Enterprising Worcestershire. The funded programme provides expert advice, support and access to funding for businesses with the potential for growth. Jackson Family Funeral Directors who were established in 2018, have made a huge

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West Mercia Women’s Aid Charity Coffee Morning At Jackson’s

On Friday 6th September, Jackson Family Funeral Directors will be holding a Charity Coffee Morning at their Worcester branch in Barbourne, to raise money for West Mercia Women’s Aid. The Charity Coffee morning which starts at 10am, aims to bring together the local community to support West Mercia Women’s Aid in a relaxed coffee morning, where cakes will be on sale and all proceeds raised will go to the charity. West Mercia Women’s Aid, whose local office is based in Worcester, are one of Jackson Family Funeral Directors chosen charities for 2019. Carrying out vital work across the region to

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CCTV System Donated To Upton Rugby Club

After reading the recent news of the misery left behind by the break-in at Upton Rugby Club this week, local funeral directors Jackson’s have donated an eight-unit CCTV system to prevent such an event happening again. Apprentice electrician, Matt Dunwell, saw his work tools stolen in the raid overnight between Saturday and Sunday, plus extensive damage was created inside the club which saw the bar flooded with two barrels worth of beer and 25-30 bottles of spirits were also stolen. Yesterday Mark Campion, Operations Director at Upton’s branch of Jackson Family Funeral Directors visited Matt at the club and presented

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