News & Press Release

Yakoob Dassu, passed away on October 24

https://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/news/leicester-news/family-community-mourn-businessman-dedicated-4643016  

  • October 28, 2020 | 
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  • Revised guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic

    Dear All,  You may already be aware but on Friday Public Health England issued revised guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic. I have attached a copy for ease of reference.  Regards, Alan  Alan Brown MICCM (Dip) Bereavement Services Manager Leicester City Council PHE-Managing-a-Funeral-Guidance-Long-1-1.pd

  • October 26, 2020 | 
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  • Leicester City Council Cemetery and Crematorium Fees & Charges 2020-2021

      https://1fa5d46f-b441-49b6-8377-6b74ab1909e7.filesusr.com/ugd/0e1d84_5489651c434e4a74b3ccb49012c676e6.pdf

  • September 28, 2020 | 
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  • Bereavement Support

    Bereavement Support You can access bereavement counselling through your GP or through support groups through the following link: https://www.leicester.gov.uk/your-community/births-marriages-and-deaths/funerals-burials-and-cremations/bereavement-counselling-and-advice/

  • September 23, 2020 | 
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  • Financial Assistance

    Financial Assistance If the funeral applicant is entitled to benefits and requires financial assistance he or she can apply for the funeral fund. Please follow the link for more information. https://www.gov.uk/funeral-payments

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  • 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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