Lowestoft: Norfolk and Suffolk Broads

Location Somerleyton, Suffolk (between Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth) Area of operation Norfolk and Suffolk Broads – River Waveney Type of boat Broadland Grebe. Traditional vintage Broads motor cruiser built in 1958. Duration of trip As required, usually 1-2 hours but longer by prior arrangement. Capacity of boat 4/5 plus crew of 2 Refreshments Light refreshments […]

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Kent: The River Medway – Tonbridge

Tonbridge River Trips Kent: The River Medway Location Big Bridge, Tonbridge High Street TN9 1DR Area of operation River Medway in Kent Type of boat Modern electric launch Duration of trip Any to suit, minimum 30 minutes Capacity of boat 12 passengers Refreshments Located in the centre of Tonbridge with many café, restaurants and pubs […]

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Felixstowe : River Orwell and Suffolk Coast

Location Suffolk Yacht Harbour,  Levington,  Felixstowe,  Suffolk Area of operation Suffolk and North Essex  Type of boat 29ft procharter p3 Duration of trip 1 hour Capacity of boat 10 passengers plus 2 crew Refreshments Tea / Coffee Ceremony Scattering ashes directly onto the water can lead to them being blown about which some families may find […]

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Southampton Water, Hampshire: River Test

Scattering Ashes Southampton Location Ocean Village, Southampton Area of operation Southampton Water Type of boat Passenger Boat, see picture, capable of carrying 150 comfortably. Heated saloon, and large sun decks. Bar, snack and drink facilities available.  Duration of trip Just over one hour, depending on location. Capacity of boat 6 -150 for boat pictured.  Refreshments […]

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Prominent Indian Hindu to have his ashes scattered in a number of holy rivers

  The ashes of late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, cremated late last month are to be scattered in a number of symbolically religious rivers across India. Mr Thackeray ‘s wishes were that his cremation ashes would be immersed in holy rivers at Harihareshwar, Nashik, Haridwar, Kashi, Kanyakumari and other places across the country. All […]

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Malaysian Religious organisation seizes cremation ashes

Here we have first case I that I have read about, where someone’s ashes have been seized. Mrs M Nagamah passed away on the 14 August and “According to her family, she lived her life as a Hindu and died a Hindu. They were preparing to give her a Hindu funeral,” said Hindu Rights Action […]