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TCF in the media

Mum’s mission to help bereaved families says: ‘There is life after grief’

Bronwyn has started a TCF support group for bereaved parents in Hemel Hempstead. Here is part two of the article written in her local newspaper about the new group and The Compassionate Friends. For more information about the group contact Bronwyn

Read about Bronwyn and the new support group.

One bereaved mum's mission to support others through grief

A heartbroken mother whose daughter died at the age of four-and-a-half battled with her grief for nearly nine years before finding hope – and now she wants to help other families. Brronwyn is starting a new TCF support group for bereaved parents in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.

Read Bronwyn's moving story and her motivations for starting the group for bereaved parents.

One minute he was alive and the next he was gone

Heartbroken mother's warning to parents after her 11-year-old son died suddenly while on a summer holiday outing. Susan Hughes, now a Trustee and local and group Contact for TCF, has spoken about loss of her son Joe. He was enjoying day of water sports when he had sudden asthma attack.

Read Sue's story in Femail in The Daily Mail.

Always in our thoughts

The parents of a teenager who died while crossing the East Lancs Road are to cycle from Bristol to Liverpool in aid of The Compassionate Friends

They will undertake the 278-mile bike ride in memory of George Faulkner.

Read more about their story in the St Helens Star.

Finding closure?

“Finding closure? What does that mean – when you shut a door and that’s it?” Jane Harris in Sunday Post in Scotland.

Read more of Jane's story in the Sunday Post.

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