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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.

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

Dr Shelley Gilbert for Children’s Grief Awareness Week on GB News

22 Nov 2021
Watch Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE, who appeared on GB News launching her updated version of ‘griefbook’ for Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2021

Tim Williams Completes Challenge

20 Nov 2021
The incredible Tim Williams, who has walked the UK coast for the last 6 months, has finished his epic challenge, just in time for Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2021

Tim on track to hit his Target

14 Oct 2021
On the 14th October, BBC Radio Norfolk’s Stephen Bumfrey caught up with Tim Williams, who is currently taking 6 months out to trek the whole UK coast, litter picking as he goes, in aid of Grief Encounter

London Marathon Team race to beat their Personal Bests

11 Oct 2021
On the 11th October, 7 runners travelled to the London Marathon, taking part in person on the gruelling 26.2 mile course

Joe Bellman launches podcast whilst raising funds for Grief Encounter

13 Sep 2021
Joe Bellman launched a podcast about grief after his mum Michelle lost an 11-year battle with cancer, and is now raising money for Grief Encounter selling merchandise to honour her energy and legacy


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.