Check out the latest information and advice on coronavirus (COVID-19).
In line with government direction, the crematorium office and Garden of Remembrance remain closed to the public and all enquiries should be made by email to email@example.com.
Controlled measures will be put in place for upcoming services, and we are working closely with funeral directors to try as far as possible to enable funerals to continue to take place. Access to the Garden of Remembrance will be given to a limited amount of people attending funerals.
More information on the controlled measures is available in our Coronavirus section.
In line with government direction, our cemeteries have now reopened to the general public. Visitors are reminded to observe social distancing rules while tending the graves of loved ones amid the coronavirus crisis.
Nottingham Road cemetery will be open only via the main entrance across from Tesco.
We are now able to offer some registrars services. However, please be aware that any appointments will be taking place at Royal Oak House instead of the Council House.
Due to reduced staffing levels, Registrars will not be able to produce any priority service copy certificates (usually issued on the same day). All certificates will be posted out to customers as per the standard service.
For more information, visit our Registration - copy certificates page.
Throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown, instructions from Government meant we were not able to register births. As these restrictions have been lifted, we need to manage the backlog and make sure we can register new births.
From Saturday 8 August 2020, the way we prioritise appointments to register a birth will change.
This will help us to more quickly address the birth registration backlog created by the coronavirus lockdown.
Appointments to register a birth will only be available for those births that happened more than four weeks ago.
For example, on Monday 10 August 2020, appointments will be available if your child was born before Monday 13 July 2020.
For births that occurred from 1 June 2020 onwards, please consider delaying your appointment until after 1 August 2020, when more appointments will be made available.
Please be advised that claims for child benefit and Universal Credit can still be made even if the birth has not yet been registered due to the current situation.
We are now able to offer a limited number of notice of marriage and notice of civil partnership appointments.
If your ceremony is booked for 2021, please consider delaying your appointment until after 1 October 2020. This will give you enough time to complete your notice of marriage/notice of civil partnership, whilst helping us to prioritise the ceremonies booked for 2020.
To book or rearrange your wedding ceremony, please call 01332 641680 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to provide your contact details including a telephone number. We will then contact you to discuss the latest Government guidance on conducting wedding ceremonies and answer any questions you may have.
From 8th August, face coverings will be required in places of worship. This applies to guests at weddings and civil partnership ceremonies including those taking place in register offices or other approved venues . Face coverings will not have to be worn by the bride, groom or civil partners.
If you need to register a death, please call 01332 641680 to arrange for a call from a registrar.