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Branch News: weybridge

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Duchess! Final Resting Place at St James’s Church in Weybridge

Lodge Branch:
April 28th, 2017
Did you know that a Duchess is buried at St James’s Church in Weybridge? Yes, Frederica Charlotta Ulrica Catherine,  the beloved and lamented consort of his Royal Highness Fredrick The Duke of York and daughter of the late king of Prussia, rests peacefully in the churchyard, just of Church Street in Weybridge. The Duchess was born on the 7th May 1767 and died in August 1820, next month she would have turned 250! R...
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St George & The Dragon at Weybridge Branch

Lodge Branch:
April 25th, 2017
Many thanks to the member of the Weybridge community who has kindly let Victoria borrow their beautiful Saint George figurines for this week’s window display. They look amazing and patriotically mark our national day, here in Weybridge! #DragonBeware...
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Real Live Easter Bunnies At Lodge Brothers Weybridge Branch

Lodge Branch:
April 25th, 2017
Three real Easter bunnies named Joey, Ross and Rachel spent a day in the window at Weybridge branch. Their presence went down a treat with the community, with numerous smiley people popping in to say what a lovely idea! Well done to our arranger Victoria and the bunnies for spreading some Easter happiness!  ...
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Swimming For Charity

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April 18th, 2017
Weybridge Branch Funeral Arranger Victoria Kibble Raises £875 for Marie Curie. Team Kibble took on a 5k swimathon for Marie Curie on Saturday 8th April.  So far the team has raised £875. With a total time of 2 hours 2 minutes. Congratulations to the team, Victoria kibble the Weybridge district relief (pictured centre), her brother Simon, great friend Jo and of course their family supporters. Here's to the next cha...
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Mother’s Day Celebrated Across the Region at Lodge Brothers

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March 27th, 2017
Mother’s Day is always celebrated in our Lodge Brothers branches across the region – this year we have been remembering our mothers and have paid tribute to all of them with beautiful window displays including baskets of flowers and a copy of lovely poem entitled "If Flowers Grow In Heaven" If flowers grow in heaven Lord, Then pick a bunch for me Then place them in my mother's arms And tell her they're f...
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St Mary Oatlands Christmas Memorial Service

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January 23rd, 2017
Over 250 attended our 2016 Christmas Memorial Service at St Mary's church Oatlands, with all those attending lighting a candle in memory of those they had lost last year. This popular annual service is a chance to sing carols and listen to some beautiful music, and this year was no exception with musician Lisa Rolin playing many a moving piece including Schindlers List by John Williams....
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Lodge Brothers Special Christmas Celebration at Whiteley Village

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December 19th, 2016
On Tuesday evening a superb Christmas Celebration was held at Whiteley Village in Hersham. District Manager Quentin Edgington said, 'The hall was packed full for this event, which everyone seemed to enjoy greatly. The evening concluded with the switching on of the lights on the Christmas Tree outside'. Chris Goldsmith who organised the event added, 'Thank you so much to Lodge Brothers for their assistance with t...
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St James Church, Weybridge ‘Artist in Residence’ Scheme Sponsored by Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
August 3rd, 2016
The 'Artist in Residence' Scheme at St James Church in Weybridge was created as a way of bringing the Weybridge community together in an arts programme, involving businesses, schools and residents. The idea is that the community works together under the guidance of artist Claire Reed, to create art, not just pictoral but also in words, music and light. Hundreds of people got involved in the project and some atte...
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Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond Heads UP the Local Runnymede & Weybridge Enterprise Forum Summer Soire

July 29th, 2016
The Runnymede & Weybridge Enterprise Forum is a local business group led by The Right Hon Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Chaired by Beverley Lodge, Director of Lodge Brothers. The RWEF runs various events for businesses in the local community. A recent summer soire event was held at The Oatlands Park Hotel in Weybridge on 20th July and was Philip’s first event as Chancellor. Over 60 peo...

Service of Dedication for Vickers-Armstrong Memorial Donated by Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
March 29th, 2016
On 4 September 1940, 83 civilians working at the Vickers-Armstrong factory based in Weybridge lost their lives during a day time air raid; five of whom were unidentified or unclaimed. On 9 September 1940 these five people were buried in Burvale Cemetery; the graves remained without a memorial – until now.. Memorials to commemorate the five victims have been kindly donated by Lodge Brothers Funeral Directors, four o...