Births, Deaths & Ceremonies

Thursday 30 July 2020

Burial attendance - permitted numbers of mourners

Description:
Today (30/07/20), the Gwent Local Resilience Forum, including the five councils, agreed to increase the number of mourners permitted to attend funerals at cemeteries within the five local authority areas of Gwent to 30
Friday 24 July 2020

Cemetery opening times changing from Monday 27th July

Description:
From Monday 27th July cemeteries in Torfaen will be open daily from 9am-7pm.
Wednesday 1 July 2020

Burial attendance – permitted numbers of mourners

Description:
Gwent Local Resilience Forum (LRF) statement on numbers at BURIAL services
Wednesday 24 June 2020

Registrar services resume in Torfaen

Registrar services resume in Torfaen
Description:
Following a change in legislation by the Welsh Government on the 22nd June 2020, birth registrations and appointments for notices of marriage can now recommence in Torfaen
Saturday 23 May 2020

Funeral attendance - permitted numbers

Description:
Today (23/5/20), partners of the Gwent Local Resilience Forum agreed to increase the number of mourners permitted to attend funerals, memorial services and gatherings at Gwent Crematorium and cemeteries within the five local authority areas of Gwent, to ten
Thursday 16 April 2020

Directory of bereavement support available

Directory of bereavement support available
Description:
We all know from experience that bereavement is difficult under any circumstances so knowing where to turn for support is important.
Monday 12 June 2017

Torfaen council launches new service to tackle funeral poverty

Torfaen council launches new service to tackle funeral poverty
Description:
Torfaen council has launched a new service in recognition of the increasing national problem of funeral poverty.
Thursday 26 January 2017

Council seeking relatives of Blaenavon grave owner

Description:
Torfaen council is trying to establish contact with relatives of Gertrude Valentine Hayes, who was buried in Blaenavon Cemetery in August 1928.
Tuesday 20 December 2016

Council removes fees for infant and child burials

Council removes fees for infant and child burials
Description:
Torfaen council has removed charges for the burial of infants and children at its cemeteries with immediate effect.
Wednesday 6 April 2016

Cemetery friends group calling for new members

Cemetery friends group calling for new members
Description:
Torfaen's cemetery friends group is looking for new members.
Wednesday 14 October 2015

Torfaen cemetery friends group

Torfaen cemetery friends group
Description:
The first meeting of a newly formed friends group for cemeteries in Torfaen takes place on Monday 26 October from 11:30am until 1pm at Llwyncelyn Cemetery.
Friday 9 October 2015

Special days made unforgettable

Special days made unforgettable
Description:
Torfaen Register Office has three ceremony rooms available to help make your special day unforgettable
Monday 10 August 2015

New rules for Torfaen cemeteries

New rules for Torfaen cemeteries
Description:
The rules and regulations for cemetery users in Torfaen have been updated.
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