Apology over Grimsby crematorium funeral interruptions
A council has apologised for delays and disruptions to funeral services caused by building works at a Grimsby crematorium, reports the BBC website.
Some families have complained that funerals have been delayed by three weeks.One family said they had to endure the sound of power tools during a service.
North East Lincolnshire Council apologised for causing "any inconvenience" and said that interruptions "would not happen again".It said people were "reminded that there may be some disruption to services for approximately six months while new abatement equipment was installed to reduce mercury emissions".
The work, which started in April, also included replacing cremators and a refurbishment of the waiting room and toilets, the council said.
North East Lincolnshire Council said: "The council would like to apologise for any inconvenience these works may cause to families and mourners, however the crematorium will remain open during this time and requirements are expected to be met."
It expects work to be completed by October.
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