Scott Bessant’s funeral details announced

Scott Bessant’s funeral is taking place at the Gwent Crematorium on Friday 10th July at 2pm.

The former Wales Dragonhearts international sadly lost his life last Wednesday after complications from pneumonia.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions only immediate family will be able to be present at the funeral service, but his parents Howard and Jackie would love it if Scott’s family and friends could say farewell by safely following him on his final journey from the house, at 12 Wellington Road, Talywain, Pontypool. NP4 7HA at 1.20pm.

Scott’s brother in law Neil Chere has said: “We would love it, if as many as you can to attend from his home address and line the streets.

“For those wishing to stand outside the crematorium on arrival we envisage arriving at around 2pm.”

Flowers can be sent to Arthur Peake and Son, Woodland Rd, Cwmbran NP44 2DU.

Any donations can be made to a very special charity close to Scott Bessant heart – Bobarth Children Therapy in Cardiff.

All attendees are reminded that they should comply with the Welsh Government’s current social distance rules.