A National Moment of Reflection to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and reflect on her life and legacy will be held on Sunday 18 September at 8pm
A National Moment of Reflection to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and reflect on her life and legacy will be held on Sunday 18 September at 8pm. This is the night before the State Funeral and will be marked by a one-minute silence.
St Michaels Church and the Mayor of Hebden Royd, Cllr Jane Hoyle, will be holding a Moment of Reflection in Mytholmroyd Memorial Gardens from 7.55pm.
All are welcome to attend.
Hebden Royd Town Council is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty the Queen. Our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time.
A flagpole has been erected in Hebden Bridge Town Hall and the Union Flag will be flown at half-mast until the morning following the funeral of her majesty.
Hebden Royd Town Council Mayor Jane Hoyle said, "On behalf of Hebden Royd Town Council I would like to express the sadness that we feel on hearing the news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen."
As a mark of respect meetings of the Town Council will begin with a period of silence and reflection until her state funeral.
Members of the public will be able to leave personal messages of tribute and sympathy in a Book of Condolence which will be opened on Saturday 10th September 2022 at Hebden Bridge Town Hall in the glass walkway near the main entrance to the building. The book will be accessible during Town Hall between the hours of 9am and 4pm and a lift is available for those with limited mobility. The public are also invited to leave floral tributes, in the courtyard of the Town Hall.
Graham Mynott, Executive Director of Hebden Bridge Community Association said: "Hebden Bridge Community Association (who own and run the Town Hall in Hebden Bridge) are supporting Hebden Royd Town Council to enable them to fulfil their responsibilities at this time.
We are making available space in the Town Hall for a flagpole, the placing of floral tributes and a book of condolences within the building in common with other central and local government owned Town Hall's up and down the country for the 10 days of national mourning."
The Mayor of Hebden Royd will attend a proclamation of the news of Her Majesty's the Queens death at Halifax Town Hall on Saturday 10th September at 4.00pm.
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