News & Press Release

Funerals may now be attended by up to 30 people maximum

The relaxing of the Leicester Lockdown means that from today (03/08/2020) we are now following the national restrictions and guidance on funerals. This means that funerals may now be attended by up to 30 people maximum, following social distancing rules. Mourners may also now be family and/or friends of the deceased. Kind regards, Alan Brown […]

  • August 3, 2020 | 
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  • Clarity on numbers who can attend funeral prayers

    29 July 2020 I hope you’re all well.   I wanted to come back to you in writing on some of the questions raised in last week’s Round table meeting in a form that you can share with others. I hope this is of help.   You asked for clarity on numbers who can attend funeral […]

  • July 29, 2020 | 
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  • Number of people who can attend a funeral in Leicester

    The below is circulating in the community, MBCOL  has  asked if it applies to Leicester. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-managing-a-funeral-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/covid-19-guidance-for-managing-a-funeral-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic Please see answer from Bereavement Services Manager  – Leicester City Council Hi Suleman,   This guidance currently does not apply in Leicester. The legal regulations that apply to Leicester remain unchanged from the last few months while we are still […]

  • July 13, 2020 | 
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  • Registration service on Monday 25 May 2020

    Dear all, Another bank holiday is upon us. For those celebrating Eid this weekend I wish you a happy, safe and peaceful celebration. Leicester Register Office will be operating a limited service on bank holiday Monday (25th May) for the registration of deaths only.  We will not have a phone line open for anyone to […]

  • May 22, 2020 | 
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  • Coronavirus -Bereavement information for families, friends and carers

    Coronavirus bereavement support leaflet.pdf Please go to this link:- Coronavirus bereavement support leaflet

  • May 21, 2020 | 
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  • Ramadan and Eid 2020 Message from the City Mayor

    Please see link below:- City Mayor – Ramadan and Eid 2020

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  • MBCOL – RESPONSE ON ANSWERING FALSE CLAIMS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

     RESPONSE ON ANSWERING FALSE CLAIMS ON SOCIAL MEDIA 16th May 2020 Dear Reader, The purpose of this communication is to better inform you and to respond to the unfounded and distasteful statements and allegations that have been circulating on social media and other platforms maliciously targeting the integrity of our organisation and towards individuals associated […]

  • May 16, 2020 | 
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  • Limited Registration service on bank holiday Friday (8th May)

    Dear all, I trust you are all well. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the co-operation you have shown us with the new way of working. I believe it has worked extremely well in Leicester and you have all played a part in that. Leicester Register Office will be […]

  • May 6, 2020 | 
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  • Registration over weekends

    Dear Suleman It was lovely to speak with you for the first time this morning, I’m sorry it is under such circumstances. As discussed, we established that there is no bottleneck as far as registration is concerned. We are registering deaths as soon as practicably possible on receiving an acceptable medical certificate of cause of […]

  • April 16, 2020 | 
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  • Prepare for the continuing impact of coronavirus on mortuaries

    Hello Suleman, I know you had enquired on behalf of MBCOL with UHL colleagues re: additional facility at general hospital – wanted to let you know that this press release went out today. I’ve copied in my colleague Alex Barker at the city comms team for info. If you have any further queries, you might […]

  • April 11, 2020 | 
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