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Smart new funeral team ties help set Gillotts apart

Smart new funeral team ties help set Gillotts apart

Sharp-eyed families may have noticed a subtle difference to our staff’s attire at the last few funerals that we’ve conducted – in the shape of...

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Gillotts treats local families as it hands over Easter eggs to five food banks

Gillotts treats local families as it hands over Easter eggs to five food banks

We have helped to spread some Easter cheer around the community by handing out 200 chocolate eggs to five local food banks. The gesture was as...

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Every pound tells a story as we pass on £100,000 to charity

Every pound tells a story as we pass on £100,000 to charity

We saw a huge increase in online donations to charity during the lockdown and so it was no surprise that last year we handled more money on behalf...

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Our charity donation reminds us Heanor is alive with community spirit

Our charity donation reminds us Heanor is alive with community spirit

This year we are celebrating 30 years in Heanor, which has become one of our most-established branches and where we feel properly part of the...

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What do prepaid funeral plans involve?

What do prepaid funeral plans involve?

A prepaid funeral plan enables you to pay for your chosen funeral upfront. This means that your family do not have to meet most of the costs...

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Gillotts’ new office administrator Carol is relishing the human side of the funeral industry

Gillotts’ new office administrator Carol is relishing the human side of the funeral industry

An experienced office administrator says she is relishing the caring, human side of her new role after she started working at a Nottinghamshire...

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Gillotts helps the community as it donates to feed Stapleford families

Gillotts helps the community as it donates to feed Stapleford families

Volunteers running a Stapleford food bank have been given a boost in their efforts to help local families after a local funeral firm donated money...

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Gillotts’ donation set to help feed Selston families as price rises bite

Gillotts’ donation set to help feed Selston families as price rises bite

Volunteers at a Nottinghamshire food bank are bracing themselves for an increase in families requiring their services due to rising living costs...

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Gillotts Funeral Directors gives back to the community to help Eastwood and Kimberley’s families get by

Gillotts Funeral Directors gives back to the community to help Eastwood and Kimberley’s families get by

For the second year in a row staff from Gillotts Funeral Directors have made the short trip across the road from our headquarters to make a...

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Gillotts staff are given food for thought as we hand over funds to help Salcare

Gillotts staff are given food for thought as we hand over funds to help Salcare

Staff from Gillotts Funeral Directors learned about how we will be helping to make a difference in the community when we handed over the proceeds...

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Danni widens her industry knowledge in funerals

Danni widens her industry knowledge in funerals

Danni widens her industry knowledge as she seeks to step up to funeral director We pride ourselves on our staff gaining their professional...

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Memorial Plaque & Headstone Options

Memorial Plaque & Headstone Options

When a loved one dies there are many decisions that have to be made about the funeral itself, from deciding on whether to have a burial or...

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Why duty always calls for Gillotts over Christmas

Why duty always calls for Gillotts over Christmas

It may be a day off for the vast majority of people, but an estimated one million people will be on duty working on Christmas Day this year –...

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Funeral ceremonies part of plans for our Eastwood police station scheme

Funeral ceremonies part of plans for our Eastwood police station scheme

We’re delighted to announce that we will soon be able to host services in our own purpose-built chapel for the first time, thanks to an...

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Online Christmas Memorial Service

Online Christmas Memorial Service

For many years now we have held a Memorial Service at Christmas time and invited those who have lost a loved one to join together with others and...

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Heanor Remembrance Tree Launch proves popular

Heanor Remembrance Tree Launch proves popular

The launch of the Christmas Remembrance Tree at our Heanor office proved very popular on Saturday night, and by the end of the night, the tree was...

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It’s back to normal as we launch our 2021 Memorial Christmas Tree Appeal

It’s back to normal as we launch our 2021 Memorial Christmas Tree Appeal

December is now just around the corner and that means it’s time for us to launch our annual Christmas tree charity memorial event, where families...

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Jodie joins our Kimberley team

Jodie joins our Kimberley team

She has worked for Gillotts Funeral Directors for a year and now Jodie Wardle has taken on a new challenge, by returning to the town she grew up...

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What Happens at a Woodland Burial?

What Happens at a Woodland Burial?

When it comes to burial options, many people may believe that it’s a choice between a traditional cemetery burial or cremation. While these...

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What is Direct Cremation? What You Need to Know

What is Direct Cremation? What You Need to Know

Losing a loved one can be painful, but what is even more devastating is planning for a funeral service during the grief period. However, Gillotts’...

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Christmas Tree 2021

Christmas Tree 2021

We are so pleased to be able to invite people into our premises this December to place a message in memory of a loved on on our Remembrance Trees...

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Funeral Services & The New Normal: The Impact of COVID and Technology

Funeral Services & The New Normal: The Impact of COVID and Technology

It’s been a tough time for families and friends and who lose their loved ones. Social distancing and lockdowns have made it painfully difficult to...

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Christmas Memorial Tree funds donated.

Christmas Memorial Tree funds donated.

A project to help victims of domestic violence and a community café were among five good causes to be given a boost when Gillotts Funeral...

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Christmas Memorial Tree launch

Christmas Memorial Tree launch

We are launching our Heanor Christmas Remembrance Tree on the evening of the Heanor Lights Switch-on on Monday 2nd December. We’ll be open...

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2019 Coffin Walk raises a toast to the past

2019 Coffin Walk raises a toast to the past

The organisers of an annual Nottinghamshire coffin walk will stop to raise a toast to the families who used to trek three miles across the...

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Summer Memorial Service

Summer Memorial Service

Gillotts will be joining forces with St Lawrence Church in Heanor to hold a memorial service on Sunday 14th July. Refreshments will be available...

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Our Christmas 2018 Newsletter

Our Christmas 2018 Newsletter

Here’s this year’s newsletter showing everything we’ve been getting up to this year, and when our offices are open over the...

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Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Here are our Christmas and New Year office opening hours. We are, of course, available 24 hours a day on the telephone for immediate advice and...

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Brinsley to Greasley Coffin Walk

Brinsley to Greasley Coffin Walk

This year’s Brinsley to Greasley Coffin Walk will take place on Saturday 28th July, setting off from St James’ Church, Brinsley at...

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Christmas Appeal raises £2,000 for Treetops

Christmas Appeal raises £2,000 for Treetops

Joanne and Anthony presented the proceeds of our Christmas Appeal to Tina from Treetops Hospice Care at our rescheduled Memorial Service at St...

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Christmas Newsletter 2017

Christmas Newsletter 2017

It’s been another eventful year for us here at Gillotts – take a look at our Christmas Newsletter to see what we’ve been up to...

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Memorial Service Rescheduled

Our Memorial Service has been rescheduled for Sunday 14th January 2016. The Service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Greasley at 12.30 p.m...

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Memorial Service Cancelled

Memorial Service Cancelled

We have taken the decision to cancel today’s Memorial Service because of the snow. Whilst the roads are passable at present, the paths at...

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Christmas Memorial Service

Christmas Memorial Service

This year’s Christmas Memorial Service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Greasley at 12.30 p.m. on Sunday 10th December. Everyone is...

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Christmas Remembrance Tree Launch at Heanor

Christmas Remembrance Tree Launch at Heanor

We will be launching our Christmas Remembrance Tree at our Heanor office on the evening of the lights switch-on on Monday 4th December. We will be...

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Christmas Remembrance Tree Launch at Eastwood

Christmas Remembrance Tree Launch at Eastwood

We will be launching our Christmas Remembrance Tree at our Eastwood office on the evening of the lights switch-on on Tuesday 28th November. We...

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Brinsley coffin walk 2017

Brinsley coffin walk 2017

After an unsettled week, the weather was kind to us for the 2017 Brinsley Coffin Walk, and the sun shone all the way. The walk recreates the...

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Brinsley Coffin Walk

Brinsley Coffin Walk

Please join us for the Brinsley Coffin Walk this Saturday 22nd July 2017. We’ll be walking from Brinsley Church to Greasley Church across...

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Gillotts sponsor Local Hero award

Gillotts sponsor Local Hero award

Following our success in the Family Business of the Year category in last year’s Best of Broxtowe Awards, Gillotts Funeral Directors are...

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Our Christmas 2016 Newsletter

Our Christmas 2016 Newsletter

Here’s our Christmas 2016 Newsletter, showing what we’ve been up to throughout the year, and letting everyone know our office hours...

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Joanne shortlisted for Business award

Joanne shortlisted for Business award

Joanne has been shortlisted for the finals of the Nottingham Post Women in Business Awards, in the Female Executive of the Year Category. The...

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First Anniversary Coffee Morning a big success

First Anniversary Coffee Morning a big success

To celebrate the first anniversary of our move to our premises in Kimberley we held a Coffee Morning. We had around 50 visitors, including two...

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Brinsley Coffin Walk 2016

Brinsley Coffin Walk 2016

This year’s Brinsley coffin walk was a great success, and once again the weather was kind. The walk recreates the journey from Brinsley to...

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Selston open morning a big success

Selston open morning a big success

            The open morning at our new Selston office was very popular, with more than 40 visitors coming...

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Open Morning at Selston

Open Morning at Selston

On Saturday 28th May, everyone is welcome to visit us for an open morning at our new Selston premises to have a look around and ask any questions...

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Gillotts win Best Family Business Award

Gillotts win Best Family Business Award

We were shortlisted for the Best Family Business award at the 2016 Best of Broxtowe Awards, and we are delighted to announce that we have won...

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Our new Selston funeral home is open

Our new Selston funeral home is open

Our amazing new funeral home in Selston is now open. If you’re curious, please feel free to pop in and have a look around –...

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty

Happy Birthday Your Majesty

We’ve decorated the lobby at our Kimberley funeral home to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. Tonight, the procession to light the...

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Best of Broxtowe Awards

Best of Broxtowe Awards

We’ve been shortlisted for the Best Family Business in the Best of Broxtowe awards. We’re very grateful and also a bit excited...

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Alan visits new Natural Burial Ground

Alan visits new Natural Burial Ground

Alan visits the new Dale Hill Natural Burial Ground, which is part of the Locko Park estate near Spondon, to meet manager Tracie Baxter and look...

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Claire Jenkinson, our Kimberley office funeral arranger gains valuable experience as Coroner’s Court Juror

Claire Jenkinson, our Kimberley office funeral arranger gains valuable experience as Coroner’s Court Juror

Claire Jenkinson, who is the Funeral Arranger at our Kimberley office, was recently called up to serve on the jury for a Coroner’s court...

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Joanne becomes President of local funeral branch

Joanne becomes President of local funeral branch

Joanne has been elected President of the Nottingham and Derby District Funeral Directors’ Association, becoming only the second woman to...

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Helen celebrates 20 years with Gillotts

Helen celebrates 20 years with Gillotts

To mark her 20 years of working for us, we presented Helen Ellis with a long service certificate and some flowers. Helen started work for Gillotts...

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It’s a family affair at our new Selston office

It’s a family affair at our new Selston office

Our new Selston office is nearing completion, and will be open in early May. We’ve taken this photograph to celebrate all of the family...

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Donations in memory information for 2015

Donations in memory information for 2015

A fascinating insight into the donations we handled last year. This represents a huge amount of generosity on the part of those attending...

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Christmas Appeal Funds Presented

Christmas Appeal Funds Presented

Anthony and Joanne visiting the Ryan Lee Trust to hand over a cheque for £1,500 – the proceeds of our Christmas Remembrance Tree Appeal. The...

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Christmas Memorial Service a great success

Christmas Memorial Service a great success

This year’s Service was held on Sunday 6th December at St Mary’s Church, Greasley, and was attended by around 200 people. As part of the Service...

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Our Stapleford Window is ready for Christmas

Our Stapleford Window is ready for Christmas

Alan and Hazel have made a fantastic job of creating a Christmas-themed window display at our Stapleford office. The window reflects how Christmas...

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Brinsley coffin walk

This year’s Brinsley coffin walk was a little different to the usual low-key affair, as it featured a full-sized coffin led by our Funeral...

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Anthony and Joanne visit Limousine Factory

Anthony and Joanne visited the Wilcox Limousines Factory recently to see how our hearses and limousines are manufactured. It was a fascinating...

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Amanda joins the team

Amanda has joined the team at Gillotts Funeral Service, Heanor as an office administrator and funeral arranger. Amanda is working alongside...

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