Independant Funeral Homes

Newspaper Announcements

Writing an announcement for the newspaper can be a really difficult process for some families, finding the right words to say at a time when words simply are never enough is undoubtedly hard.

When we meet with a family, we will always offer guidance and support and together we can write the kind of announcement that is right for you and your loved one. We hold accounts with many of the major national newspapers and of all of the local newspapers.

If you would rather take the time to do this alone, or if you are a friend or relative and would like us to insert an announcement on your behalf, we have created a short guide to help you.

A Simple Guide to Constructing a Newspaper Announcement (pdf)

When it’s ready, you can email your announcement to us.

Once received, we will contact you, read the announcement back and place it with the newspaper of your choice.
Please be sure to include the following information:

Please be aware that each newspaper will have their own deadline for printing so it may well be that your notice will appear later than expected. We will advise you on this when we contact you.