Key announcements

Some of our online forms may be unavailable on Tuesday 23 July between 7:30am and 8:30am. We are still working hard to collect all outstanding missed collections as quickly as possible. Read more on reporting missed collections

If there isn’t enough money for a funeral

If the deceased (person who has died) has no estate (no money or property), we'll arrange a simple funeral. This will be within the city boundary using C Bastock Limited as the funeral directors.

We'll make sure that the preparations for the funeral are carried out in a dignified and sensitive way. We will also take into consideration the deceased’s religious and cultural background.

We'll let family, carers and friends know the date, time and place of the funeral, so they can attend.

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