Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II has sadly passed away peacefully this afternoon.
Our Mayor, Cllr Anne- Marie Rance said:
“We are all devastated by the news of Queen Elizabeth II’s death It is a profoundly sad moment for us all.
At the Queen’s Coronation she promised to dedicate her life to the service of her people, and she did just that. For many people the Queen has been a symbol of certainty throughout their lifetime. This is a truly historic moment. We convey our deepest condolences to the King and the Royal Family”
Floral Tributes for HM The Queen
Any residents wishing to lay flowers during the mourning period, may do so in front of the Union Flag at Commercial Road car park.
Please ensure that any plastic wrapping is removed before laying the flowers.
Following the funeral there will be a ceremonial removal of the flowers.
All flowers will be taken away to be composted.
We will make announcements regarding local arrangements in the coming days.