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The latest news and opinion on our work and activities, plus our spokespeople on what we’re doing to support children and young people suffering bereavement.

Grief Encounter CEO on Virgin Radio Breakfast 

18 May 2023
Grief Encounter CEO spoke on the Chris Evans Breakfast Show yesterday morning, publicly supporting the current petition to Government to collect data on bereaved children, lending support to CBN, Winston’s Wish and CBUK.

Forget-Me-Not Walk Picks Up Pace

28 Feb 2023
Will you be joining the hundreds of people taking part, walking in memory of someone close? Lucy is!

Grief Encounter talks high profile grief with People World Online

05 Jan 2023
Read the latest press on People World Online featuring comment from Grief Encounter.

Gabriella & Annabella Meet Strictly Star Molly Rainford

05 Jan 2023
To celebrate the end of the Good Morning Britain and ITV 1 Million Minutes Campaign, we were thrilled to have a family we support appear on the show to meet CBBC and Strictly star, Molly Rainford. about feeling lonely and isolated.

Grief Encounter Rings in the New Year with the 1 Million Minutes Telethon!

04 Jan 2023
Just before Christmas, we were proud to work closely with Good Morning Britain and their social change campaign, 1 Million Minutes to take part in their new Telethon, inviting viewers to call in if they were feeling lonely and isolated.

Nick Rogers: National Treasure

06 Jul 2022
Fundraiser Nick Rogers tells GB News why he fundraised for Grief Encounter by playing over 11 hours of tennis and fundraised over £13,000 for Grief Encounter.

Watch our patron Jeff Brazier on GB News

11 Apr 2022
Our patron Jeff Brazier explains on GB News why he ran the London Landmarks Half Marathon for Grief Encounter.

LBC approaches Grief Encounter for bereavement advice

08 Apr 2022
Claire Richman, Fundraising and Supporter Care, speaks to LBC about Tom Parker and being too young to retain first-hand memories of a parent.

Launch of memory trail at Arnos Vale

05 Apr 2022
Grief Encounter and Insane Root launch interactive memory trail around Arnos Vale.

Grief Encounter talks to Co-Op Funeralcare online

04 Apr 2022
Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE talks to Co-Op Funeralcare online about how to cope with a death of a grandparent.

Grief Encounter SouthWest Launches Fundraising Appeal

07 Dec 2021
Listen to Gloucester cricketer, Tom Smith, chatting with Claire Cavanaugh on BBC Radio Bristol launching the Grief Encounter South West Christmas fundraising campaign to raise £10,000 over the festive period

Grief Encounter talks to BBC Radio Leeds

23 Nov 2021
Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE discussed Children’s Grief Awareness Week on BBC Radio Leeds


Featured widely in both local and national media, Grief Encounter are often asked for comment when a bereavement issue arises in the press. If you are a member of the press and would like comment from, or information about Grief Encounter, please do not hesitate to contact us.