New limousine measures to protect our clients from coronavirus

At H. Porter & Sons, we are committed to keeping the families in our care safe during the pandemic, whilst continuing to provide the opportunity for people to honour loved ones in the most meaningful and respectful way possible. Part of our service involves the provision of modern limousines which…

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H. Porter & Sons community fund helps families in need this winter

H. Porter & Sons is pleased to announce that the latest award from The John Porter Community Fund will go towards supporting local families in need of a meal this autumn. Every three months the charitable initiative, set up in memory of the business’s former owner John Porter, donates up…

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John Porter Community Fund donations latest

Every three months our community support scheme, The John Porter Community Fund, makes a series of donations to local worthy causes. This year, due to coronavirus, one group of organisations that has seen a drop in donations is our cherished local churches. With that in mind, for the latest round…

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Stourbridge Crematorium to close for refurbishment

Starting this August, Stourbridge Crematorium in South Road will undergo a major refurbishment. This, unfortunately, means the site will be closed for cremations and funeral services for a period of around four months up to December. However, we would like to reassure families that during this time we will provide…

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From funerals to fun: a Black Country game yow won’t be board of

At H. Porter & Sons, we take great pride in helping families come together to say meaningful goodbyes at a difficult time. But it’s also rewarding to be involved in something that brings people together for happier reasons – a good old fashioned board game. With that in mind, we’re…

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One of our own.

On Thursday 2nd July, H. Porter & Sons past and present gathered in a socially distanced way at Stourbridge Crematorium to pay their heartfelt respects to dear friend and former colleague Norman Page. Norman had worked full-time at H. Porter & Sons since the 1960s, up until his retirement in…

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Protecting the families in our care

For many weeks, coronavirus infection risks have meant that funeral directors have been unable to conduct face-to-face funeral arrangements or provide a limousine service. H. Porter & Sons is pleased to announce that both of these important aspects of funerals can now be offered again, thanks to the installation of…

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Mourner numbers increased at Dudley crematoria and cemeteries

We are now able to advise families of an increase in the number of mourners permitted at burial and cremation funeral services at Dudley Council’s crematoria and cemeteries in Stourbridge and Gornal Wood.  Stourbridge Crematorium  A maximum of 10 mourners are allowed into the chapel for cremation services, however, a further 15 mourners can stand…

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Update: current funeral arrangements in Stourbridge

The team at H Porter & Sons would like to reassure families that we are working our usual hours and are there 24/7 to support anyone in our community facing a bereavement – as we have always been. Although the first steps towards easing the lockdown are being taken, coronavirus…

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Funerals: how do we remember after coronavirus?

In this distressing period of restricted funeral services, the team at H. Porter & Sons has been thinking about how we can support families when social distancing rules are eased, in order to ensure loved ones have the send-off they deserve. We’ve developed this brochure which provides some options for…

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