News & Press Release

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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  • Request from the Registrars – please help them to help us

    Dear all, Thank you for adjusting to the new way of working so well. I know it is difficult, we are feeling it from a registration perspective and naturally this will trickle down the chain. There is no doubt that the number of deaths in Leicester is rising. I have limited registrars with some off […]

  • April 1, 2020 | 
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  • Revised guidance “The Green”

    LEICESTER REGISTER OFFICE DEATH REGISTRATION PROCEDURES FOLLOWING EMERGENCY BILL (COVID -19) URGENT INFORMATION The Emergency Bill, in response to the current situation, has granted legislation to remove the need for face to face death and still birth registrations. If you have are dealing with the funeral of a death which has occurred in the City […]

  • March 31, 2020 | 
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  • Numbers to attend burial

    We know stating the number of individuals who should be allowed to attend a burial is confusing for many. We can only strongly recommend a maximum number of 10 people to attend, which includes immediate family members, the Imam and volunteers. This is in conformity with other cities and for the safety of everyone including […]

  • March 30, 2020 | 
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