From today, Falkirk Registration Office in the Old Burgh Buildings, Newmarket Street will start to reopen – strictly by appointment – to begin to register some of the babies born during lockdown.
They will start with babies born before March 31 – if your baby was born after that, keep an eye on falkirk.gov.uk to find out when you can make an appointment.
For the moment, the normal 21-day timeframe for in-person registration of births remains suspended.
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Falkirk Council has also announced that the crematorium will soon start to allow up to 30 people to attend a service.
This will start on Monday, July 6, following guidelines from the Scottish Government.
From the following week, beginning July 13, the organist will also be available for bookings.
Deaths will continue to be registered by telephone.
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