Liverpool City Council has announced new COVID-19 guidelines that have been put in place for gatherings at funerals.
Funeral services at the city’s three public crematoria (Springwood, Anfield and Myrtle) will only be able to accommodate a maximum of ten people at the ceremony.
The city council’s Register
Office will continue to honour religious observances for funerals.
The Register Office has also
ceased conducting weddings and civil ceremonies until further notice to comply
with restrictions announced by the Prime Minister, last night.
Couples who need to cancel
or rearrange the date of their ceremony should do so online at: https://liverpool.gov.uk/contactregisteroffice or email [email protected] with their names, date and place of the
ceremony and contact telephone number.
enquiries should be sent to [email protected] with name, telephone number and and
Liverpool City Council has introduced a wide range measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, closing all leisure centres, one stop shops, libraries and casual markets and is urging people to use council services by going online at www.liverpool.gov.uk or by calling 0151 233 3001.
The council is also
coordinating 50 school hubs across the city to support people identified as key
workers, so that their children can continue to go to school.
Liverpool Mayor, Joe
Anderson, has today welcomed the response for his call to create a community
army of volunteers to help the most vulnerable during the crisis. A volunteer
hotline was created last Thursday and more than 2,000 people have now
registered to help with tasks ranging from delivering medicines to helping at
the city’s foodbanks.
People can call the volunteer hotline on 0151 233 3068 or can sign up online via Liverpool City Council’s website: www.liverpool.gov.uk/coronavirus