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15 June 2009 | Natural Stone Memorials
Liam O’Connor, the architect of the Portland limestone Armed Forces Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, has been appointed to design the long awaited Bomber Command Memorial...
One of the new designs being introduced at the National Funeral Exhibition next month by Rainbow Bridge.

One of the new designs being introduced at the National Funeral Exhibition next month by Rainbow Bridge.

15 June 2009 | Natural Stone Memorials
As the National Association of Memorial Masons once again join their Tradex exhibition with the National Association of Funeral Directors’ National Funeral Exhibition at Stoneleigh Park next...
Cardiff city councillors Rodney Berman (left) and Nigel Howells unveil the work of Morgans separated by three generations. - Photo by Simon Ridgway
17 May 2009 | Natural Stone Memorials
A Nebresina limestone plaque with a Welsh Slate border inscribed in Welsh and English was unveiled last month outside the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff Bay. The plaque was originally hand engraved by...
 
16 March 2009 | Natural Stone Memorials
Common sense is prevailing, says Ian Gostling, the Chief Executive Officer of NAMM, as the Ministry of Justice finally published new guidelines to cemetery authorities on the safety of memorials.As...
The days of tieing and toppling are coming to an end
15 November 2008 | Natural Stone Memorials
In October the government’s Burials & Cemeteries Advisory Group met to discuss new guidelines for burial authorities on dealing with unstable memorials. It should lead to the end of the...
5 January 2008 | Natural Stone Memorials
Phoenix Marble & Granite, memorial and architectural masons in Wimborne, Dorset, have completed this Portland limestone memorial that now stands near the entrance of Bovington Tank Museum. It...
Armed Forces Memorial

A monument befitting those serving in the Armed Forces who have laid down their lives for their country.

30 October 2007 | Natural Stone Memorials
As the two minutes of silence begins at 11am on Armistice Day next month (11 November) the sun should shine through the opening of a Portland limestone carving of an ajar door in the new Armed Forces...
15 February 2007 | Natural Stone Memorials
The foundation stone of the Portland limestone Armed Forces Memorial that will be opened by the Queen later in the year was laid last month (January) by the Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire, James...
15 August 2005 | Natural Stone Memorials
For the first time, the Home Office is compiling a register of burial grounds, including municipal, church and private cemeteries.However, because this will be the first time, there is no existing...
15 April 2001 | Natural Stone Memorials
The MAB Executive has asked Mike Dewar's publicity agency, Mike Dewar Associates (MDA), for some figures by which the success of the campaign can be measured.Mike Dewar took on the Memorial...
15 February 2001 | Natural Stone Memorials
The National Association of Memorial Masons said a farewell to Theresa Quinn as their chief executive in January at a party in the New Cavendish Club in London.Theresa has worked for NAMM for 25...

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