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John Grenfell & Son was named Golden Charter′s Regional Funeral Planner of the Year for North East England. 

Golden Charter, Britain′s leading funeral plan provider, has awarded John Grenfell & Son based in Bedlington, the title of Funeral Planner of the Year Regional Award for its dedication and commitment in providing an outstanding service to their local community. 

John received the award on behalf of the company from Michael Corish, Commercial Director at Golden Charter. In addition to the silver salver and framed certificate from Golden Charter, the Woodland Trust has dedicated woodland in John Grenfell & Son′s name at Low Burnhall, Durham, in recognition of their achievement.

John Grenfell & Son was judged as a regional winner from over 2,800 funeral business who exclusively offer Golden Charter funeral plans, the largest funeral-planning network in the UK. 

On receiving news of the award John said "I am absolutely delighted to receive this award. The award recognises to all the hard work, dedication and professionalism of all my colleagues". 

Ronnie Wayte, Managing Director of Golden Charter commented. "This is the 20th year of these awards and each year it becomes more difficult to choose a winner as competition grows. Now independents hold the majority of the market share, this award ceremony truly highlights the best the profession has to offer. Through these awards Golden Charter celebrate personal excellence and professional commitment in one of the most difficult and challenging areas of serving the public".

 "John Grenfell & Son, have set a very high standard and we are delighted to recognise this tremendous achievement".

John Grenfell & Son Funeral Directors are an independent locally owned Family Firm. Our company have been undertakers for Four Generations. We provide help & support 24 hours a day and can visit families at their own homes to arrange & advise on any aspect of a funeral required.

Our aim is to combine Quality, Care and Service with utmost sensitivity & dignity for families at their saddest time.

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