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7th December 2016

LEAF sponsorship 2016

Nicholas O’Hara and family members where pleased and honoured to attend the LEAF 10th Anniversary Ball at the Haven Hotel, Sandbanks at the end of November. LEAF has been the companies charity of choice for the past few years and are proud to support this Wimborne based charity in the amazing work they do in […]

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2nd December 2016

New Ambulance arrives

At the start of December Nicholas O’Hara were pleased to take delivery of their new Mercedes Vito ambulance supplied by Superior UK. This is the third Vito ambulance the company have used and are pleased with the constant upgrades made to both the vehicle and the interior workings that they have continued to use these […]

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7th December 2015

New fleet arrives – another UK first!

November 2015 on a wet day saw the arrival of the two latest additions to the O’Hara fleet when Superior UK delivered what is believed to be the first two Jaguar based limousines made outside of the UK. Earlier that year Nicholas and Anthony visited Pilato’s factory in Treviso, Italy to discuss their new hearse […]

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22nd September 2015

Awards Win at Blackmore Media Event

On 17th September Nicholas O’Hara Funeral Directors were named winners of the Blackmore Media Award for Excellence in Customer Service. The award was collected by Anthony, Natalie and the team of funeral directors and it was a very proud moment to be recognised for the factor that drives our business to give the upmost in […]

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7th September 2015

First in Dorset…

Nicholas O’Hara are proud to have their new website up and running with full compatibility with tablets and mobile phones. The new website offers more sections on the history, the achievements, the offices and staff of the company and a testimonials page where past families have kindly allowed their messages of thanks to be shown. […]

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Two award nominations

Not only our Nicholas O’Hara proud sponsors of the Business of Silver Excellence category at the Blackmore Media Awards they have themselves made the final three in both the Family Business and Customer Service categories. When asked to sponsor an award the business were proud to be involved and have had great pleasure visiting the […]

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O’Hara’s support care homes with training

Throughout 2015 Nicholas O’Hara’s team have been providing training to staff from nursing/care homes, GP surgeries and trainee nurses on the role of a funeral director. An invitation was sent to many local care homes and at this time around 200 staff have attended with many more booked for days through the rest of the […]

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30th August 2015

Trainee embalmer passes diploma examination

Nicholas O’Hara Funeral Directors staff member Ian Smith had reason to celebrate this week after receiving his results for his embalming exams. Ian who has been with the family business since 2011 started as a funeral operative and it fast became apparent he had both the right skills mentally and practically to further himself within […]

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16th June 2015

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You can now follow us to see latest news, pictures and articles related to us and the funeral world on
Facebook – Nicholas O’Hara Funeral Directors Ltd
Twitter – @nicholasoharafd
Instagram – nicholasoharafd

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O’Hara Hearse star of NFE 2015

At the National Funeral Exhibition (NFE) in June held at Stoneleigh, Warwickshire the latest vehicle in the O’Hara fleet stood pride of place on the stand of Superior UK, the agents for Pilato of Italy’s funeral vehicle range. Known as the Queen II, the new Jaguar Hearse made from a XJ vehicle was commissioned by […]

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