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New Bereavement Champions with certificates
Schools welcome new ‘Bereavement Champions’ initiative

FiG has just launched an exciting new initiative to create a network of Bereavement Champions in schools across North Devon and the Torridge area. An impressive total of 71 schools have already signed up!

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The Voice Radiothon
The Voice Radiothon – auction live today!

The Voice local radio is holding a Radiothon tomorrow Wednesday 2nd November in support of Care for Kids, The Voice and FiG.  All day they will be auctioning off a bumper list of over 55 fantastic prizes – just in time for your Christmas shopping list!  Tune in tomorrow and get bidding…

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Salt jar and label
Autumn News for Schools now out!

October means conkers, hot chocolate and… half-term just around the corner! And, of course, a quick Autumn news update for schools across North Devon and Torridge area. 

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The impact of the death of the Queen

We are all extremely saddened by the death of our late Queen, Her Majesty Elisabeth II. Children can struggle to understand death and with the lead-up now to the funeral, there will inevitably be more questions about the ceremony, death and what it means.  We are here to help.

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‘We’re over the moon’…

‘Families in Grief’ (FiG) is the latest charity to benefit from the North Devon Crematorium’s role in a national metal recycling scheme. A cheque for an amazing £12,000 was handed to Emma Marston, Director of Families in Grief, on 15th August 2022.

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Football Funday – Sun 14th August!

The home of Bideford AFC is getting ready to welcome the mighty Plymouth Argyle Legends team to play against the Legends of Bideford for a fantastic Football Funday on Sunday 14th August 2022.  Lots of fun for all the family, with proceeds going to Families in Grief!

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‘So, this was really difficult!”

So how did John (Evans) get on with the Coast 2 Coast Challenge on 6th August? From multiple ‘pains au chocolat’ to climbing the equivalent of Ben Nevis in one day, John is truly amazing!

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Missing Dad on Father’s Day

Father’s Day can be particularly difficult for those bereaved of their Dad. To help you and your children through the day, we’ve put together some tips and thoughts from others in the same position. We hope they help.

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