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Branch News: Englefield Green

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Englefield Green Village Fair Supported by Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
June 28th, 2017
On 24th June, Englefield Green held its Annual Village Fair. Lodge Brothers were well represented on the day by having a stall and supplying a couple of bottles of wine for the Silent Auction. The stall was manned by Tom Hoyles (Arranger Englefield Green) and Sophie Monatte (Arranger Weybridge). Between them they gave out over 200 bottles of water and were on hand to give out advice and help on funeral related matter...
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Afternoon Tea at the Village Centre, Englefield Green

Lodge Branch:
June 9th, 2017
Lodge Brothers of Englefield Green were more than happy to financially support an Afternoon Tea Party held on the 26th May organised by our friends at the Village Centre, where £540 was raised. Almost 50 people attended from all walks of life and ages. There were students from Royal Holloway University, volunteers, some folk who usually use the weekly mini-bus and friends from local churches. Such was the succes...
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English Roses Mark St George’s Day

Lodge Branch:
April 22nd, 2017
Our branch at Englefield Green certainly are entering into the spirit of the occasion with St George’s Day on Sunday with this very colourful window display. Recognising also this Sunday is the London marathon which Tom Hoyles (Arranger) completed in 2008, with his medal in the photo. Tom is also advertising a “free drink” to members of the community who come into the branch this week and answer a couple of pat...
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Lodge Brothers Christmas Remembrance Trees at Englefield Green & Windsor

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January 3rd, 2017
Each year, all the branches of Lodge Brothers Funeral Directors place a tree in their windows and invite those families who have lost a loved one in that year to attach a 'remembrance card' and give thanks for the life of the one they have lost. In the end, across the branches, the memorial trees hold hundreds of cards. The branch at Windsor went one stage further and invited people to a small service of blessing ...
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Lodge Brothers Attend the ‘Lighting Up’ of Englefield Green

Lodge Branch:
January 3rd, 2017
Each December the 'Residents Association' of the Surrey village of Englefield Green hold an event to celebrate the lighting of the Christmas Tree, and again, Lodge Brothers Funeral Directors were present with refreshments for the hardy souls who ventured out to sing and rejoice. District Manager, Richard Leachman said, "It's just a very simple way to tell our community that we are not just there for the sad times!...
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Englefield Green War Memorial Unveiled in Special Ceremony

Lodge Branch:
August 10th, 2016
Nearly three years ago, Englefield Green resident John Scott, commented to friends that the village's fallen heroes of the World Wars and of conflicts around the world had not been properly recognised. He set about fundraising, so that a monument could be provided to acknowledge the role played by the 205 servicemen. Last month the beautiful memorial you see in the photograph was unveiled by the Lord Lieutenant o...
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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...

Magna Carta Celebrations Supported by Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
June 17th, 2015
‘The Barons’ Gathering’ took place on Saturday 13 June 2015 at the Lammas Park in Staines-upon-Thames. As a prelude to the Magna Carta Celebrations it highlighted life experienced in 13th Century Britain with medieval music and dance, jousting displays, combat demonstrations, falconry, children’s activities and much more. Local schools worked on creating special Magna Carta banners and ‘Lodg...

Magna Carta Timeline at Lodge Brothers Englefield Green

Lodge Branch:
June 16th, 2015
To denote and honour the significant 800th anniversary and sealing of the Magna Carta in June 1215, a timeline of events and pictures were on display in Lodge Brothers Englefield Green branch. The timeline included the year 1780 thereby heightening awareness and relevance of Lodge Brothers’ own place in history, spanning over 200 years. Leaflets and information of events taking place in nearby Thorpe and Staines-...

Merlewood Nursing Home Invite Lodge Brothers to Give ‘Dying Matters Week’ Presentation

Lodge Branch:
June 2nd, 2015
On Monday 18th May, Lodge Brothers District Manager Richard Leachman was invited to give a presentation for ‘Dying Matters Week’ at Merlewood Nursing Home in Virginia Water. Director of Lodge Brothers Mrs Beverley Lodge also attended the Pre-Paid Funeral Plan Presentation, which was well received by staff. Meanwhile, in the window of Lodge Brothers in St Jude’s Road in nearby Englefield Green, a display invited...