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Leicester City Council Cemetery and Crematorium Fees & Charges 2020-2021

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  • 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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  • 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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