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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.

Simon & Ethan Thomas

Presenter Simon Thomas Speaks to The Times about his and his son’s grief

11 Dec 2020
Read how Simon Thomas coped after the death of his wife, Gemma, and how Ethan has responded to working with Grief Encounter
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Grief Encounter young ambassador Jodie, talks to Good Morning Britain

09 Dec 2020
During the 1 Million Minutes campaign on Good Morning Britain, Jodie spoke of her grief as a small child and gave advise to other children and young people suffering the death of a loved one
glamour mag

Glamour Magazine talks about young people & grief

07 Dec 2020
Glamour Magazine highlights the need to talk about grief, and helps to raise awareness of our free and professional services for bereaved children, young people and their families
airbus awards

Grief Encounter South West win an Airbus Community Award

19 Nov 2020
Grief Encounter South West won an Airbus Community Award, at a virtual awards ceremony on 19th November 2020
BBC Radio 2 Vanessa & Claire

Grief Encounter’s Claire Richman, shares her story on BBC Radio 2

30 Oct 2020
Claire was Vanessa Feltz's guest, as part of a dedicated week discussing bereavement. The Radio 2 show explored the impact of losing a parent while you're a child or young person, looking at how bereavement stays with you throughout life.

Grief Encounter Ambassador Appears on Desert Island Disks

07 Jun 2020
Money Man, Martin Lewis OBE, financial journalist and TV presenter, best known for founding Martin funded and launched the Grief Encounter helpline, grieftalk.
Daliah Epstein

Grief Encounter family share their lockdown with ITV News

19 May 2020
Daliah and her 3 children, have been supported by Grief Encounter since her husband Stuart suddenly died. Here she shares how her family have managed COVID-19 and lockdown.
James Argent & Friends

Former cast member of the ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ launches charity music video

13 May 2020
James 'Arg' Argent and friends, recorded Stevie Wonder's Master Blaster (Jammin), a charity video In aid of Grief Encounter.


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.