Useful Links

To help make your life easier and to save you some time Richard Bird Funeral Services have compiled a list of useful links.

Bereavement Benefit

To claim for Bereavement Benefit, you need to contact Job Centre Plus on the number below.  Alternatively, follow the link below for information.
Tel:  0345 606 0265

Brake Charity

A charity supporting bereaved families of victims of road accidents.
Tel: 0845 603 8570

Cruse Bereavement Care

Emotional support, counselling, advice and information.
Tel:  0844 477 9400

Department of Work & Pensions


Government advice on what to do after a death.

Lily Grace Keepsakes

Woodland Burial

Northumbrian Woodland Burials

A beautiful natural burial ground
in the heart of Northumberland.

Belsay Woodland Burials

A beautiful natural burial ground located in the heart of Northumberland, close to Newcastle and Tyneside.

Royal Mail Redirection Service

Redirects all post to a new address upon application.

Bereavement Register

Can help reduce the amount of direct mail sent to a deceased person’s address, stopping painful daily reminders.

A Church near You

Help find a local church.

Golden Charter

The National Society of allied and Independent Funeral Directors



Richard Bird Funeral Services

Gosforth: 57 Great N Rd, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2DQ

Stakeford: 83 Leander Ave, Stakeford, Choppington, Northumberland, NE62 5BG


Gosforth: 0191 511 1412
Stakeford: 01670 343 891


Please note: Richard Bird Funeral Services has no association with any other funeral company.