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All you need to know about natural/green burials

The Natural Death Centre is a charitable project launched in Britain in 1991. It aims to support those dying at home and their carers and to help people arrange inexpensive, family-organised, and environmentally-friendly funerals.

 

In 1994 The Natural Death Centre launched the Association of Natural Burial Grounds and CairnBrae Natural Burial Ground is a member of the association and follows their Code of Practice.

 

Find out more at www.naturaldeath.org.uk or read the official magazine.

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Funeral Directors & Service Rooms

James Ashton & Son Ltd (Dundee) – 01382 452110 – www.jamesashton.co.uk

 

James Ashton & Edward McHugh (Dundee) – 01382 623333 – www.jamesashton.co.uk

 

Edward McHugh (Dundee) – 01382 224834 – www.jamesashton.co.uk

 

Macgregors Funeral Directors (St Andrews) – 01334 472456 – www.jamesashton.co.uk

 

Selwood Funeral Directors (Monifieth & Carnoustie) – 01382 535177 & 01241 417004 www.selwoodfuneraldirectors.co.uk

 

Gibson of Tayport (Tayport) – 01383 552 275  www.gibsonoftayport.com

 

Steven Stewart Funeral Directors (Cupar) – 01334 655 323 www.stevenstewartfunerals.co.uk

 

Strathmore Funeral Directors (Forfar) – 01307 460 777 www.strathmore-fd.co.uk

 

William Lyall Funeral Directors (Kirriemuir) – 01575 574 199 www.strathmore-fd.co.uk

 

Affertons Funeral Care (Dundee) – 01382 676 016  www.affertons.co.uk


Sturrock, Comb & Davidson (Dundee & Broughty Ferry) – 01382 770500  www.dundeefunerals.co.uk

 

James L Wallace Funeral Directors (Dundee) – 01382 825 726  www.jameslwallace.co.uk

 

Robert Sampson Funeral Directors (Broughty Ferry) – 01382 477 124  www.robertsamson.co.uk

 

The Co-op Funeral Care (Dundee, Angus & Fife) – 01307 463 285 – www.cooperativefuneralcare.co.uk

 

George Stewart Funeral Directors Ltd (Arbroath) – 01241 431 428 – www.georgestewartfuneraldirector.co.uk

Celebrants

Embrace Civil Ceremonies  –  Fiona Liddell – 07739 727 415 – fiona@embraceceremonies.co.uk

Alternative Hearse Transportation

Trike Hearse Scotland (Dundee & Angus) – 07340 466 040 – www.thealternativecarriagecompany.com

Local Function Facilities

Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort is 3 miles away and can accommodate up to 130 people. Call Libby Forbes on 01382 350 777 www.forbesofkingennie.co.uk

 

Murroes Community Hall is 1 mile away and can accommodate up to 70 people. Call Margaret Cowper on 01382 380240.

 

Wellbank Village Hall is 2 miles away and can accommodate up to 100 people. Call 01382 350989 or 07521932125.

Local Accommodation

Hotel Broughty Ferry (Broughty Ferry) – 01382 480027 www.hotelbroughtyferry.co.uk

Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort (Wellbank) – 01382 350 777 www.forbesofkingennie.co.uk

Local Taxi Companies

Dundee Taxis – 01382 270045

Monifieth Premier Taxis – 01382 530530

Forfar Taxi – 01307 466664

Biodegradable Coffins

The Somerset Willow Co – www.wickerwillowcoffins.co.uk

Seagrass and Cane  –  www.naturalwovencoffins.co.uk

Cardboard  –  www.greenfieldcreations.co.uk

Felt Shrouds  –  www.bellacouche.com

Pine, bamboo, willow  –  www.ecoffins.co.uk

Sunset Coffins  –  www.sunsetcoffins.co.uk

100% British wool coffins  –  www.naturallegacy.co.uk

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