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Lodge Brothers Funeral Wishes Exhibition Sparks Conversation About End of Life

September 11th, 2019
Lodge Brothers hosted their first ever Funeral Wishes Exhibition last week at the Broadwater Pavillion in Guildford. The event was well attended by people from all walks of life. Exhibitors included Lodge Brothers Legal Services, Guildford Crematorium, coffin suppliers, Clandon Wood Natural Burial Ground and funeral singers and musicians. Lodge Brothers also previewed their new Hybrid Funeral Cars due for delivery in...

New Monument to Commemorate Kate Marsden 1859-1931

Lodge Branch:
August 27th, 2019
Lodge Brothers Memorial Masons were recently commissioned to produce a headstone to mark the grave of Kate Marsden, an extraordinary woman of international humanitarian dimensions, who lived in the Borough of Hillingdon, and was buried there in an unmarked grave. Kate Marsden travelled to Russia with endorsement from Queen Victoria and the Prince of Wales, and was awarded the Russian Red Cross for her service as a...

The Brothers Lodge Run 5K for Charity

Lodge Branch:
May 9th, 2019
Yesterday at Painshill Park, brothers Chris 'Braisher' Lodge and Andrew 'Bolt' Lodge competed against each other in Munday's Annual Charity 5K Fun Run in aid of the very worthy cause the 'Princess Alice Hospice'. Despite the cold and drizzly conditions, the boys were soon working up a healthy glow as they forged their way up and down hill, neck and neck, around the course. As the younger brother and with youth on hi...

Walding & Son Donate to Hayes Cottage Nursing Home

Lodge Branch:
November 22nd, 2018
District Manager Adrian Moore and Funeral Arranger Suzette O'Rourke presented a cheque for £250 to the Palliative Care Unit at Hayes Cottage Nursing Home today, the proceeds from the raffle of framed prints earlier this year. The management and staff all came out to receive the cheque, for which they were very grateful. And with the blessing of a bereaved family the flowers shown in the photograph were also donated...

Lodge Brothers Support Mundays Charity 5K Run

Lodge Branch:
May 28th, 2015
On the evening of Wednesday 20th May 2015, sporting Directors Andrew & Chris Lodge joined Sara Matthews at the annual Mundays Solicitors Charity 5K Run in Bushy Park. This was the 8th annual event in aid of the Princess Alice Hospice, one of Lodge Brothers' many supported charities. In total 204 entrants managed to raise a staggering £8,000 in donations. As usual, the healthy rivalry and witty banter flowed. It wa...

Exclusive Training Programme at Lodge Brothers for Chauffeurs & Bearers

Lodge Branch:
June 22nd, 2014
Over 2 years of planning and evaluation came to fruition this month with the launch of a new coaching and training scheme  for Chauffeur/Bearers at Lodge Brothers Head Office in Feltham. The initiative runs parallel to the existing  training programme but is much more in depth and allows staff to develop both their skills and their career, and is totally unique to Lodge Brothers. The scheme has 5 levels matched t...

Local Funeral Directors Sponsor Football Tournament

Lodge Branch:
June 12th, 2014
St Michael’s School in Ashford held their annual ‘Dad’s Football Tournament’ last Saturday and this year the teams had something to battle for! A magnificent trophy and winners and runners-up medals were provided by Lodge Brothers, the local family-run funeral directors. Eight teams battled for over four hours on a warm afternoon, before a team made up of school teachers defeated one of the dad’s teams in ...

Win An Easter Egg Competition

Lodge Branch:
April 10th, 2014

Remembering All Mothers on Mothers Day

Lodge Branch:
April 8th, 2014
  Mother’s Day was not forgotten by Lodge Brothers and to remember all Mums that are not here anymore, daffodils and a beautiful poem was displayed in the window of the branch in Weybridge. Bill Wilde, District Manager commented, “We wanted to remember all Mother’s that are no longer with their families at this time of year and therefore a small display was put into the branch window in remembrance of th...

Fulham Resident Wins National Photo Competition £1000 Prize Sponsored by Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
March 18th, 2014
Earlier this month Fulham resident Robin Bath won the £1000 prize for a national photo competition designed to capture the beauty of stone memorials. The Memorial Awareness Board (MAB) runs the annual competition that challenges the public to take two photos, one representing the ‘then’ and one representing the ‘now’. It's an opportunity to showcase memorials 'unsung beauty'. The competition was a huge ...