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Branch News: Ealing

Ealing’s Christmas Remembrance Tree

Lodge Branch:
January 3rd, 2019
Here is the Remembrance Tree at Ealing branch with several messages for lost loved ones tied on by clients and passers-by....

Lodge Brothers Donate Hamper for The Grange Nursing Home Christmas Fair

Lodge Branch:
December 13th, 2018
Debbie at The Grange Nursing Home, Southall, receives this lovely Christmas hamper from Jacqueline at our Ealing branch, donated to them by the Lodge Brothers for their Christmas Fair...

Ealing Salvation Army’s Baby Bank

Lodge Branch:
November 27th, 2018
Lodge Brothers & Wickenden's Ealing branch arranger Jacqueline Oliver is supporting a new Salvation Army venture called the Baby Bank. This is a new initiative that Lieutenants Sarah and Craig have just started to develop. They are currently taking in donations of good quality second hand baby clothes and equipment ready for when the Baby Bank goes live in January. The Baby Bank will be available free of charge to an...

Lodge Brothers & Wickenden at the Meadow House Hospice Christmas Bazaar

Lodge Branch:
November 27th, 2018
Ealing Branch Arranger Jacqueline and District Relief Arranger Bernice put their baking skills to the test to support Meadow House Hospice Christmas Bazaar. They baked coffee and walnut cake, marble cake, lemon cake and fruit cakes and took them to be enjoyed by all supporting this event. As you can see from the message from the Voluntary Services Manager, Lynn, they were very well received: "OMG - Jacqueline the c...

Family Servicemen On Display At Ealing Branch

Lodge Branch:
November 6th, 2018
With the centenary of Armistice fast approaching Jacqueline has created a remembrance window display to commemorate this momentous occasion. Her window includes a painting of a spitfire flying over the poppy fields, flag and a stencilled border on loan from her colleague Bernice. The photographs are of Sergeant Richard Oliver and Private Barrie Oliver, Jacqueline’s late father in law and his father. Ealing resident...

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Lodge Brothers Ealing

Lodge Branch:
October 17th, 2018
Friday 28th September was the World’s Biggest Coffee morning to support Macmillan Cancer Support. So Jacqueline, our Ealing Funeral Arranger and Bernice, our District Relief Funeral Arranger, baked a range of cakes to donate to The Grange Nursing Home to help them raise funds. The Grange raised over £100.00 to give to the charity. ...

Free Advice Offered at West Ealing SoundBite Festival

Lodge Branch:
September 18th, 2018
Jacqueline Oliver from our Ealing branch and Susanne O’Connell from our Pre-paid team had a stall at West Ealing SoundBite Festival on Saturday 8th September, offering free advice on Pre-Paid Funeral Plans and Professional Legal Services. West Ealing SoundBite Festival is a free, one day music and food festival, established and organised by a small band of local volunteers bringing together their professional skill...

Northfield Avenue Fun Day

Lodge Branch:
July 6th, 2018
On Saturday 30th June, Northfield Avenue in Ealing had their Fun Day. Jacqueline (Ealing branch) was joined by her colleague Val (Brentford branch) to be part of the community day. Despite the blistering heat the event was well attended. This is one of two days held by the local business to engage with the local community and to raise funds for future events and local charities, for example Meadow House Hospice. Amo...

Cup Cake Fundraiser Day for Alzheimers Society

Lodge Branch:
June 27th, 2018
Thursday 14th June was the Alzheimers Society’s Cup Cake Fundraising Day. This was a national event. So Jacqueline Oliver and Bernice Mills baked some cupcakes to donate to the Grange Nursing Home, who were raising funds for this very worthy cause. They then joined Debbie, the Activities Coordinator and her colleagues at the Grange Nursing Home to sell cakes to residents, their families, the staff and even some del...

Ealing Branch’s Father’s Day Tree

Lodge Branch:
June 20th, 2018
Along with several other branches, Ealing placed a tree in the branch window and invited passers-by and clients to write a message and place it on the tree in remembrance of their fathers in heaven....