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The UK could at last get a central register of cemeteries, thanks to a National Lottery award to a charity.


Secrets of cemeteries are to be unveiled thanks to a £600,000 grant to the charity Caring for God's Acre.

Posted on LinkedIn (and no doubt many other social media) is this picture of a feature wall installed in the public lobby of an apartment block in The Bronx, New York.

Feature wall

That's what you call a feature wall.

Stone Federation and some of its members made sure there was real natural stone on show among quite a lot of man-made immitations at the Surface Design Show in the Business Design Centre,

Stone hub

Stone Federation and its members championed natural stone at the Surface Design Show in Islington, London, this week.

Stone Federation Great Britain's Ethical Stone Register (ESR) was officially launched at Bloomsbury House in London on 1 February, when three of the four companies that took part in pilot schemes t

Ethical Stone Register

The first companies on the Ethical Stone Register received their Ethical certificates at the launch of the register in Bloomsbury House, London, on 1 February. In the picture (left to right) are Steve Turner of Amarestone, Rob Harris of Burlington, Marcus Paine of Hutton Stone. Marcus is shaking hands with Stone Federation President Tim Yates and on the right is Jane Buxey, Chief Executive of Stone Federation GB.

A gang of seven who supplied fake ID documents, including passports and CSCS cards, to illegal immigrants has been jailed for a total of 16 years - an average of just over two years and three month

Gang jailed for forging documents including CSCS cards so illegal immigrants could work in the UK.

An altarpiece designed by the novelist Thomas Hardy for All Saints Church in Windsor and only rediscovered after nearly a century in 2016, has been restored by Cliveden Conservation.

Cliveden Conservation's work would have made Thomas Hardy proud.

The death of an eight-year-old boy who was hit by stone falling off an old memorial he had jumped on to in Craigton Cemetery in Cardonald, Glasgow, could have been avoided, a Fatal Accident Inquiry

Tiling product company BAL has revised three of its RIBA-approved tiling CPDs.


Getting the specification right is half the battle. BAL CPDs can help you do that.

Lapitec, the large format full body sintered stone slab, has formed a new collaboration with fellow Italians Fila, the surface care solution manufacturer.

Lapitec has formed a new collaboration with Fila, supported in the UK by Lapitec distributor The Marble & Granite Centre.

Fox Marble, the company listed on the alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange, started the year by announcing an agreement worth €600,000 to €800,000 to sell its marbles in

Chris Gilbert

Fox Marble CEO Chris Gilbert: “I think it’s well documented it’s a little slower than we thought it would be.”