Community news

Nov 16, 2017
R. Gwinnell & Sons funeral directors in Ipswich were last night awarded a commendation from the prestigious Ipswich Society at their annual awards ceremony for the renovation of the Old Bell Inn
Award winning Funeral director in Ipswich R. Gwinnell and Sons

Oct 3, 2017
On 17th September 2017 the Royal Air Force and Branches of the Royal Air Forces Association (the Charity which provides help and support to current and former members of the Royal Air Force and their dependants) remembered the Battle of Britain by holding Services to commemorate the Battle in 1940.

Sep 30, 2017
The team at R. Gwinnell and Sons took part in the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning, and raised a whopping £736.59 for Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event for people facing cancer.

Sep 17, 2017
Local businesses in Clacton on sea including R.Gwinnell & Sons added extra atmosphere to the Tour of Britain as it came to town in September.

May 22, 2017
We would like to thank all those who came to see us on Saturday 20th May at the Hadleigh Show in Suffolk and for the kind welcome they gave us. Find out if you or anyone you know who visited the Hadleigh Show was a winner in our prize draw.
Hadleigh Funeral Directors R Gwinnell & Sons were at the Hadleigh Show in May 2017

Apr 14, 2017

Our long-established family firm of Essex & Suffolk funeral directors recently opened our newest branch in Ipswich in 2017.  Contact the team on 01473 351800


Nov 10, 2016
A new RAF association memorial stone created by R Gwinnell & Sons paying tribute to those who died fighting for their country has been unveiled in Clacton's seafront gardens.

Sep 14, 2016
R Gwinnell & Sons were delighted to present Macmillan Cancer Support a cheque for £3450.00 which was raised on Saturday 6th August 2016.

Aug 2, 2016

Due to our great success in the past we have decided this year our Macmillan Coffee morning will have a twist.

Colours of the Rainbow Fair

Jul 25, 2016

On Wednesday 8 June 2016, the Frinton (North East Essex) RSPCA shop teamed up with the staff at R. Gwinnell & Sons Thorpe le Soken, to run a Coffee and Cake stall.


Jun 20, 2016
R. Gwinnell & Sons provides seminars in funeral ethics for the care sector and other interested parties.

Jun 20, 2016
We are delighted to once again support the Macmillan Coffee Morning, which this year will be held on Friday September 30th, 2016.
Macmillan logo

Jun 18, 2016
A group of Rolls Royce enthusiasts recently paid R. Gwinnell & Sons a visit to see our large selection of vehicles.

Mar 24, 2016
R. Gwinnell & Sons is a proud supporter of the Essex Wildlife Trust and our corporate membership underlines our commitment to social responsibility.
Essex Wildlife Trust

Feb 21, 2016
Another little known fact about R. Gwinnell & Sons .... we enjoy bowling and supporting local bowls' clubs!

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