News & Press Release

Step 4 from 19th July 2021 – Funerals during Coronavirus Pandemic

  • July 17, 2021 | 
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  • Teaching a module to Chaplains at Markfield Institute of Higher Education on “death & bereavement”

    Death is an ever-present reality for us all; very few of us will not think about this subject. Often this can mean that when we are actually faced with the death of a loved one, the understanding of what to do, and how to do it, what to feel and how to express it, is […]

  • June 3, 2021 | 
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  • Information regarding revised Government guidance

    Information from Leicester City Council regarding recently revised Government guidance on attendance at funerals and linked actities.

  • May 20, 2021 | 
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  • Dying Matters

    This week is Dying Matters Week.  Were all encouraged to talk about Death Dying and Bereavement in the hope of breaking down this taboo and possibly living life more fully.  These are my reflections form my context working with the Muslim Burial Council of Leicestershire. MBCOL operates as a registered charity giving services to all […]

  • May 12, 2021 | 
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  • Resuming of weekend registration service from 6th March 2021.

    Following a review of the decision to suspend our weekend service last March, I am happy to confirm that we will be resuming our weekend service from 6th March 2021. This will be on Saturday’s and Sunday’s from 10am – 12pm. The same will apply to bank holidays. As is current practice, a duty registrar will […]

  • February 24, 2021 | 
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  • 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

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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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