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Funeral arrangements

Funeral arrangements

We will remain dignified and respectful throughout this emergency in relation to the deceased and families.

Council will consult with families and/or funeral directors prior to committals, and we have issued guidance to the funeral directors in our area.

Burial provision will be prepared on a needs basis and in a cemetery of the family's choice, as far as practical.

The numbers of mourners attending the grave at the time of burial should be kept to a minimum and no more than 10 immediate family members;

All those attending the burial must adhere to social distancing rules and no one should attend any cemetery if they are displaying symptoms;

All those attending the burial will be asked to stay 5 meters away from the grave.

Please contact us if you have any queries or concerns.