October 20th, 2021
On Sunday, 17th October Woking and Sam Beare Hospice held a Woodland Walk.
Set against the beautiful backdrop of wooded and wetland areas starting from McLaren Park in Woking, across Fairoaks Airport, to Heather farm and onto Horsell Common , it was an enjoyable walk for all ages. Susan, from Woking branch, took part in a 5 mile circular walk, raising funds for the hospice, together with her friends Andrea and Chr...
August 23rd, 2021
Following an appeal from a charity in their local community, colleagues within the Surrey District of Lodge Brothers rose to the challenge to respond.
Items collected were tinned food, breakfast bars, squash, water, toiletries, sanitary products and other essential items. These products were directed to The York Road Project based in Woking; as District Manager, Dominic Kirby explained, “ that help and support t...
July 8th, 2021
Recently, Lodge Brothers in Woking arranged a Russian Orthodox funeral. The team at our Workshop ordered an orthodox cross to be specially made. The cross was displayed in our Chapel, adhering to the Russian culture and tradition; mourners brought their own flowers with them on the day. The array of colourful flowers filled Woking Chapel and looked beautiful. Guests were encouraged to dress in ‘casual and colourful...
November 5th, 2020
This month, our Woking funeral arranger Susan is helping to raise donations for Woking & Sam Beare Hospice ahead of their 'Light up a Life' online services on the 22nd November and the 4th December.
The two services will be specially recorded online and available to view until the end of December. For more information, please visit www.wsbhospices.co.uk/lualathome...
October 1st, 2020
A special well done to the four Lodge Brothers branches who held coffee mornings to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support; together they managed to raise over £500! Although we were unable to welcome people in to the branch for a cuppa and a chat, our takeaway coffee and cake proved just as popular. A huge thank you to everyone for their donations and support.
Robert Lodge, Chairman....
June 15th, 2020
Our windows, lamp posts, social media posts, roads, balconies, fences and walls have all been adorned with rainbows recently. Our cities, towns and villages rang out to the sound of applause to say “thank you” to our key-workers, and our sense of community was rediscovered.
During Carers' Week, Karoline Clarke from Lodge Brothers in Chobham wanted to recognise those who aren’t always in the lime light. The s...
May 7th, 2020
Although VE day cannot be celebrated in style this year it shouldn’t stop us from raising a glass, or a cuppa, to thank all of our WW2 heroes.
This Friday 8th May the Nation toasts together at 3pm from the safety of everyone’s own homes. Whether you are driveway dining, garden gathering (with same household only) or simply saluting from a safe distance we thank you for joining in.
Funeral Arranger Susan expla...
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May 1st, 2020
Jill Palmer, our Funeral Arranger at Windsor branch has written this heart-felt dedication to all our unsung heroes that work behind the scenes at Lodge Brothers, to let them know how much we respect them:
“This is a dedication to all the staff that work from the shadows. Our private ambulance team and all those who work tirelessly to ensure that everyone has their last time. These are the people that we entru...
November 15th, 2019
Susan, our Funeral Arranger at Woking Branch managed to get an article printed in the Woking News & Mail about her Remembrance Day window display. The article read as follows:
EMPTY CHAIR FOR THE ONE WHO NEVER CAME HOME
A Woking funeral home dressed its window with a poignant empty chair to coincide with Remembrance Day.
Lodge Brothers, in Goldsworth Road, has joined the other branches around the country i...
September 17th, 2019
It was beautiful weather for the Open Day at Brookwood Cemetery on Saturday 14th September. The event was well attended, and the Lodge Brothers Memorials Team had a productive day.
Maria Giordano, the Senior Administrator for the Cemetery commented,
"I just want to say a massive thank you to you and your team for attending our Heritage Open Day. You guys were absolutely amazing with a great set up. We had a lo...