Now Open in Plymstock!

24

Nov

Changes to our Board of Directors

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11

Oct

Vacancy - Part Time Driver/Bearer - Newton Abbot

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23

Sep

Tavistock

Vacancy - Part Time Driver/Bearer - Tavistock

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16

Sep

Monday 19th September - Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

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09

Sep

A true moment of solemnity and sorrow ūüĖ§

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01

Sep

Job Vacancy - Out of Hours Telephonist

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26

Aug

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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01

Aug

Looking back at 180 years of Walter C. Parson from wartime headlines to Covid-19

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23

Jun

Crownhill

Job Vacancy - Administrator - Graphics

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09

Jun

Charitable Donations made by cash or cheque no longer accepted

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01

Jun

Jubilee Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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09

May

Callington

Job Vacancy - Administrator, Callington

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07

May

Walter C. Parson Cup Final 2022

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29

Apr

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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14

Apr

Easter Opening Hours

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24

Mar

Covid-19 Update - Registration

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11

Mar

Regulation of Pre-Paid Funeral Plans

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08

Mar

International Women's Day 2022

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04

Mar

Saltash

Ayesha Slader Appointed Vice President

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18

Feb

Walter C. Parson at Home Park

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24

Dec

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

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23

Dec

Job Vacancy - Funeral Director's Assistant - Full Time

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22

Dec

Christmas Memory Trees

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20

Dec

Charity Christmas Donations

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23

Sep

National Family Business Day

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21

Jul

Covid-19 Update - 21st July

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16

Jun

Plymstock

Now Open in Plymstock!

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10

Jun

We are proud to sponsor the South West Peninsula League Cup

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28

May

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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13

May

Covid-19 Update ‚Äď 17th May

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11

May

Unwelcome Visitor Podcast

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23

Apr

Buy your Pre-Paid Funeral Plan online

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17

Apr

HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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12

Apr

Covid-19 Update - 12th April

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01

Apr

Easter Opening Hours

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23

Mar

National Day of Reflection

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25

Feb

Plymouth

Childhood cancer survivor becomes Plymouth funeral director

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24

Feb

Online Donations Total £85,000 in 2020

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23

Feb

Unusual Funerals

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02

Feb

Callington

CCTV System in Callington now complete

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24

Dec

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

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22

Dec

£1,100 Donated to Local Foodbanks

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10

Dec

Our Frontline - Supporting Key Workers

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04

Dec

National Grief Awareness Week

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04

Nov

Covid-19 Update - 4th November

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25

Sep

St Judes

Reverend Canon Gordon Ruming Funeral Service

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23

Sep

GB Family Business Day

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11

Sep

Covid-19 Update - 11th September

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09

Sep

Covid-19 Update - 9th September

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28

Aug

Plymouth

Job Vacancy - Graphic Design Assistant

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07

Aug

Please Wear a Face Covering

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07

Jul

Newton Abbot

Walter C. Parson - the new name for Hugh Mills & Gaye

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06

Jul

COVID-19 UPDATE - 6th JULY

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03

Jul

Plympton

Hannah obtains embalming qualification

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16

Jun

Covid-19 Update - 16th June

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22

May

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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13

May

John Ware talks through helping the bereaved at this difficult time

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07

May

Bank Holiday Opening Hours

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29

Apr

Plymouth funeral directors adapting to social distancing guidelines

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24

Apr

Saltash

A History of our Saltash Office

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09

Apr

Easter Opening Hours

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19

Mar

Covid-19 Update - 19th March

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17

Mar

Covid-19 Update - 17th March

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07

Feb

BMW Limousines added to the fleet

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01

Feb

Newton Abbot

Newton Abbot RFC vs Thornbury

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07

Jan

Plymouth

Plymouth Argyle Grandstand

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24

Dec

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

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24

Dec

Christmas Competition Winner

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23

Dec

Christmas Charity Donations

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10

Dec

Saltash

Saltash Choir Visits Nursing Homes

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03

Dec

Tavistock

WCP to the rescue in Tavistock

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03

Dec

Callington

Callington Christmas Tree Restored

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30

Nov

Tavistock

Tavistock Christmas Tree Festival

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23

Nov

Plymouth

Plymouth's best-loved Family Businesses

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22

Nov

Tavistock

A big thank you to our Tavistock Office

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31

Oct

Crownhill

Pumpkin Carving Champions

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18

Oct

Have I Got News for You?

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15

Oct

Plympton

Royal Marine Commando Challenge

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10

Oct

Plymouth

Winners at Plymouth Junior Lawyers Bowling Competition

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23

Sep

Plymouth

Proud Match Ball Sponsors for Plymouth Albion

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28

Aug

Job Vacancy - Part-Time Driver/Bearer

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03

Jul

Crownhill

Crownhill Open Day - 20th July

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11

Jun

Plymouth

Young Business Person of the Year

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14

May

Crownhill

Fans turn out in their hundreds for yet another exciting WCP CUP FINAL

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08

May

WCP Sponsor Raiders Play Off

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10

Apr

Callington

CALLINGTON OFFICE IS OFFICIALLY OPEN

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28

Mar

Crownhill

WCP perform well in tough yearly quiz night

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04

Mar

Plympton

Keith Helps Local Strongman Escape Jail

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15

Feb

Callington

Callington Nears Completion

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07

Feb

A Coffin with Added Sparkle

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30

Jan

Proud to Maintain our Family Values in this Modern World

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23

Jan

Plymouth

JD DID NOT HAVE TO FORK OUT FOR THIS LIFT FOR HIS FUNERAL

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02

Jan

Ivybridge

Keith Peacock did have his cake and eat it

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24

Dec

Crownhill

WCP Continue with Traditional Christmas charity cheques for good causes

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05

Dec

Callington

CALLINGTON HERE WE COME

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29

Nov

Callington

Job Vacancy - Administrator, Callington HAS NOW BEEN FILLED

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23

Oct

Newton Abbot

A book launch with a difference

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18

Oct

Plymouth

Job Vacancy - Driver/Bearer

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12

Oct

Our Response to ITV's Tonight Programme

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17

Sep

WCP Assist New Zealand Defence Force

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06

Sep

Plympton

A creative take on funeral flowers

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01

Sep

WCP Kick off Albion's Season

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29

Aug

Meet John...

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23

Aug

Throwback Thursday

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16

Aug

Newton Abbot

Meet Darren...

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30

Jul

Plympton

Cornwood Fun Run

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04

Jul

Newton Abbot

Great Wheelbarrow Race

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24

May

Tavistock

Guess the number of balloons in our Land Rover Discovery Hearse!

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21

May

Plympton

Keith Supports NAFD Conference in Durham

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18

May

WCP Sponsors Dame Hannah Rogers Charity

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17

May

Tavistock

Tavistock Business Show

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12

May

Walter C. Parson Cup Final 2018

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07

May

Did you know that a funeral can be held anywhere?

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23

Apr

Nash & Co Solicitors Golf Day

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20

Apr

Plymouth

WCP BUSINESS AWARD NIGHT 2018

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18

Apr

Today's Pre-Paid Funeral Plan Press

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08

Feb

Plymouth

Elizabeth Cookworthy Re-Interred after 185 years

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31

Jan

St Judes

WCP's Expertise Called on for Elizabeth Cookworthy Re-Interment

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25

Jan

Callington

Vacant Callington police station purchased by funeral directors

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23

Jan

Leaflet Drop Hot Off The Press

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22

Jan

Newton Abbot

Simon Wilson Receives BIE Diploma

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16

Jan

Plympton

Fr. Roger Beck celebrates final service

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13

Jan

Download Your Free My Funeral Arrangements Booklet

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20

Dec

Newton Abbot

HMG HAVE CHEQUE IN MIND THIS YEAR

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20

Dec

Exeter

EXETER OFFICE CHOOSE FORCE CANCER CHARITY FOR 2017 DONATION

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20

Dec

Ivybridge

WELCOME DONATION THIS CHRISTMAS FOR OUR 4 LEGGED FRIENDS

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19

Dec

Crownhill

SAMARITANS COLLECT CHRISTMAS DONATION PRIOR TO FESTIVE SESASON

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19

Dec

Plympton

MAKING A SPLASH WITH THE CASH THIS CHRISTMAS

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18

Dec

Saltash

LOCAL SALTASH CHARITY CHOSEN BY PENGELLY

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15

Dec

Tavistock

CHRISTMAS DONATION TOWARDS FRIENDSHIP BENCH

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01

Dec

Torpoint

St James Church Annual Christmas Tree Festival

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03

Nov

Newton Abbot

All Whites 41 Ivybridge 24

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06

Oct

Job Vacancy - Exeter, Newton Abbot, Torquay

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06

Oct

St Judes

A Busy Week of Radio Appearances

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28

Sep

John Ware joins Georgey Spanswick on BBC Radio

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19

Sep

Celebrating 175 Years of Walter C. Parson

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17

Sep

10km, 30 obstacles and a lot of mud at The Cornish Cider Run

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14

Sep

Plymouth

WCP Sponsor Plymouth Albion's First Home Win

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03

Sep

Stephen Ware appointed as Football Chairman

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01

Sep

Crownhill

Charity Cricket Day - Great Success!

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31

Jul

Newton Abbot

Celebrating Eleven Years of Service in Newton Abbot and Torquay

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27

Jul

Tavistock

On Top at the 18th Hole

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26

Jul

Torquay

Supporting The Torbay Community

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16

Jul

Plympton

Cornwood 10K Challenge and Fun Run

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11

Jul

Saltash

Raising Money With Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

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07

Jul

WCP Responds to Fairer Finance Report on Funeral Plans

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21

Jun

Newton Abbot

HMG Joins Newton Abbot Rotary Club

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15

Jun

Newton Abbot

Alan Baker-Bright Elected as President of the Devon NAFD

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08

Jun

Tavistock

Peter Davey Retires After 48 Years as a Funeral Director

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26

May

Plympton

Keith Triumphs at 28th Annual Wine Tasting

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01

May

"What Happens When We Die?" A Plymouth Herald article featuring WCP

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24

Feb

Plymouth

WCP Lends a Helping Hand

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23

Dec

Tavistock

£1000 DONATIONS TO 6 CHARITIES THIS CHRISTMAS

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02

Dec

St Judes

Vikki Macneill top of the tree this Christmas in National award

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24

Nov

Plympton

Charity Golf Day Trio come out on top for WCP

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07

Nov

Top of the range vehicles added to the fleet of 34

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04

Nov

Newton Abbot

HMG Sponsor Newton Abbot All Whites Win over Launceston.

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20

Sep

Plymouth

WCP Sponsor Plymouth Albion Win over Rosslyn Park

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02

Sep

Tavistock

Building works well under way at Tavistock

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23

Aug

Crownhill

WCP Join Dawn French in new TV Drama ‚ÄėDelicious‚Äô

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11

Aug

Crownhill

John Ware appointed as Director and Shareholder

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08

Aug

Crownhill

How is my money secured? -  Funeral plans explained

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25

Jul

Plymouth

Why looking local for your funeral plan can save you money

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12

Jul

Tavistock

A Hole in One for Charity

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02

Jun

John Ware Features on BBC Television

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16

May

Crownhill

WCP SPONSOR ANOTHER CRACKING CUP FINAL

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29

Apr

St Judes

Six of the best for Westcountry Tutor

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26

Apr

Plymouth

Dying Matters Clinic open morning - 11th May 2016

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31

Mar

St Judes

David Parslow joins BBC Radio Devon Breakfast Show

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30

Mar

Torpoint

THE STIG

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30

Mar

Newton Abbot

Peter Morris is a cool customer when it comes to award

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01

Feb

Newton Abbot

HMG VERY PROUD OF THEIR NEW FLEET

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21

Dec

Saltash

JEANETTE RETIRES AFTER 15 YEARS OF LOYAL SERVICE

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17

Dec

Crownhill

2015 CHARITIES CHRISTMAS DONATIONS

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10

Dec

Crownhill

Mike Turner wins our sponsored Lifetime Achievement Award 2015

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08

Dec

Newton Abbot

JOB VACANCY FOR A DRIVER BEARER AT HMG - VACANCY FILLED

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27

Nov

Crownhill

NEW ADDITION TO THE COMPANY FLEET

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23

Nov

Newton Abbot

HMG Features on BBC Drama Series set in Newton Abbot

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13

Nov

Exeter

ONE & TWO STEP UP TO THE NUMBER PLATE

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27

Oct

Crownhill

WCP WINS PRESTIGIOUS SERVICE AWARD

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19

Oct

Newton Abbot

5 OF THE BEST WITH THE NEWTON ABBOT ALL WHITES

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12

Oct

Tavistock

Tavistock digging deep in phase one of improvement plans

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06

Oct

Crownhill

BAG A BARGAIN AND BEAT THE BAG TAX NOW

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15

Sep

St Judes

Students set for an exciting future after BIFD results

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08

Sep

Plymouth

PLYMOUTH ALBION OFF TO A WINNING START

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19

Aug

St Judes

David Parslow Guest Speaker on BBC Radio Devon

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12

Aug

Newton Abbot

Aliens spotted near Newton Abbot

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06

Jul

Plymouth

59th SIFH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE HOSTED IN PLYMOUTH

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11

May

Exciting football at Torpoint for the WCP CUP FINAL

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24

Apr

Crownhill

TWO NOMINATIONS AT THE HERALD AWARDS EVENING

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15

Apr

Crownhill

How far will your bag travel?

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07

Apr

Plymouth

WCP Shortlisted for Two Herald Business Awards

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13

Mar

Exeter

A Personal invitation to No 10

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04

Feb

St Judes

A SPECIAL POETRY & MUSIC EVENING

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21

Jan

Plymouth

The Plymouth Herald Family Business Guide 2015 feature on WCP

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23

Dec

Crownhill

DONATIONS TO LOCAL CHARITIES

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08

Dec

Plymouth

WCP SPONSOR'S LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR SECOND YEAR RUNNING

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18

Sep

Plympton

New look team have it in the bag!

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19

Aug

St Judes

Company Director in the top ten nomination awards

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13

Aug

Saltash

Pengelly office top the charts this summer

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07

Aug

Crownhill

Seventh Generation Joins Family Funeral Firm

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01

Aug

Torquay

First phase of refurbishment complete at HMG Torquay

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29

Jul

Torpoint

NEW, IMPROVED LOOK TO TORPOINT OFFICE

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16

Jun

Plympton

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

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22

May

Crownhill

In a league of our own

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02

May

Crownhill

Entrepreneur receives award sponsored by Walter C. Parson

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07

Mar

Crownhill

Act Now - Save On Ever Rising Costs - Stephen Ware

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12

Dec

Uncategorized

WCP TO THE RESCUE

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15

Nov

Crownhill

Local Funeral Director selected as Chairman.

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15

Nov

Crownhill

Recognising a lifetime of outstanding achievement

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28

Oct

Tavistock

New outlook for Tavistock office

We are very pleased to announce the completion of a recent upgrade to the The Stables, West Street office entrance, by adding a glass inner door.

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07

Oct

Plymouth

Local Funeral Directors recognised for caring service

Local funeral directors Walter C Parson were presented with a Customer Care Award at the National Funeral Exhibition 2013. The awards are based on responses to a national survey of clients who purchased a funeral prepayment plan. The very high standard of customer care achieved by Walter C Parson earned them an award, one of fifty presented to firms throughout the UK.

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Walter C Parson

The Old Police Station, Callington

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  • Client parking available
  • Disabled access
  • Reception &¬†Administration office
  • Arrangement rooms
  • Chapel of rest &¬†Preparation facilities

The Old Police Station
1 Saltash Road,
Callington,
Cornwall,
PL17 7BB

Office Opening Hours
Mon ‚Äď Fri, 10.00am ‚Äď 4.00pm

Tel 01579 382 000 (24 Hr Number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

The Firs, Crownhill, Plymouth

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  • Client parking available
  • Disabled access
  • Reception &¬†Administration office
  • Arrangement rooms
  • Chapel of rest &¬†Preparation facilities

The Firs, 702 Budshead Road,
Crownhill,
Plymouth,
Devon,
PL6 5DY

Office Opening Hours
Mon-Fri, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Tel 01752 76 76 76 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Decimus, Exeter

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  • Parking close by & Disabled access
  • Reception &¬†Administration office
  • Arrangement room & Chapel of rest
  • Preparation facilities

Decimus,
206 Topsham Road,
Exeter,
Devon,
EX2 6AA

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday, 9.30am - 4.30pm

Tel 01392 43 33 33 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Riverside, Ivybridge

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception & ¬†24 Hour service
  • Arrangement room & Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • Preparation facilities

Riverside,
9 Costly Street,
Ivybridge,
Devon,
PL21 0DB

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tel 01752 69 09 09 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Kings House, Newton Abbot

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception &¬†Disabled access
  • Arrangement rooms &¬†Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • Preparation facilities

Kings House,
King Street,
Newton Abbot,
Devon,
TQ12 2LG

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01626 33 44 44 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

St Mary’s View, Plympton, Plymouth

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  • Easy parking close by
  • Reception & Disabled access
  • Arrangement room & Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • Preparation facilities

St Mary’s View, 2 Market Road,
Plympton,
Plymouth,
Devon,
PL7 1QW

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01752 343 848 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Barton, Plymstock, Plymouth

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  • 2 hours free parking in the Broadway Car Park
  • Disabled access
  • Reception & administration office
  • Arrangement rooms
  • Chapel of rest & preparation facilities

Entrance via the Broadway Car Park

Barton, Horn Lane,
Plymstock,
Plymouth,
Devon, PL9 9BR

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01752 40 40 42 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Pengelly Funeral Service, Saltash

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  • Parking close by & Disabled access
  • Reception &¬†Administration office
  • Arrangement room & Chapel of rest
  • Preparation facilities

 

Pengelly Funeral Service
139, Fore Street,
Saltash,
Cornwall,
PL12 6AB

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01752 84 88 38 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Salisbury House, St Judes, Plymouth

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  • On street parking & Reception
  • Arrangement rooms &¬†Chapel of rest
  • Preparation facilities
  • Administration office

Salisbury House, 11 Tothill Avenue,
St Judes,
Plymouth,
Devon,
PL4 8PJ

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Tel 01752 66 54 38 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

The Stables, Tavistock

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception & Administration office
  • Arrangement rooms &¬†Chapel of rest
  • Preparation facilities

The Stables,
32 West Street,
Tavistock,
Devon,
PL19 8JY

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm

Tel 01822 617 300 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Pidgen & Son Funeral Service, Torpoint

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  • Client parking available
  • Reception &¬†Disabled access
  • Arrangement room & Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • Preparation facilities

Pidgen & Son Funeral Service
4, Trevol Business Park
Torpoint,
Cornwall,
PL11 2TB

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tel 01752 812 479 (24 Hr number)

 
 

Walter C Parson

Torquay, Babbacombe Road

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  • Client parking available
  • Arrangement room & Chapel of rest
  • Administration office
  • Preparation facilities
  • Reception

147 Babbacombe Road,
Torquay,
Devon,
TQ1 3SU

Office Opening Hours
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm

Tel 01803 32 94 94 (24 Hr number)