Bedford ​families 'pushed into debt' by burial costs

BEREAVED residents should question 'extortionate' cremation and burial fees as funeral costs spiral, the organiser of a death support group has said.

Bedford Borough Council charges for the cost of a garden burial surged another £57 last month – a six per cent above inflation increase. The cost of a garden burial, not including funeral director fees, in Bedford is currently £726.20 compared to £490 in 2010.

Suzanne Edgington, organiser of Bedford Death Cafe, said she...
source: Bedforshire On Sunday

2017-02-15 14:19
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