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Statements - Council pays respects to Her Majesty The Queen

Statement from South Ribble Borough Council

On behalf of South Ribble Borough Council and all our residents, we would like to express our deepest sorrow for the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and provide our condolences to The Royal Family,  and the millions right across the world now joined in mourning.

Her Majesty The Queen was our longest reigning Monarch, a remarkable and eternally loved public figure and an utterly devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

We are all thankful for Her Majesty's unwavering seven-decade strong dedication to the Sovereign Nations and the inspiration she gave to millions across the globe through her quiet leadership, resolve and steadfast compassion for those whom she served. 

We join with the entire nation in mourning the loss of our Sovereign and in giving thanks for Her Majesty's extraordinary life and service.

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Statement from the Mayor of South Ribble, Councillor David Howarth

"It is with great sorrow that South Ribble Borough Council has today learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.

"As Mayor for South Ribble, I offer my sincere and heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Council and residents in our borough.

"Her Majesty has served our Nation and fellow Commonwealth Nations with tremendous honour and dignity, and it is with a heavy heart that we pay tribute today.

"We stand in condolence with those across the globe and do so with a sense of pride as we reflect on Her Majesty's reign.

"For our residents who wish to pay their respects, a book of condolence will be available at the Civic Centre in Leyland - where floral tributes can also be laid."

Books of condolences

A book of condolences will be placed in the Civic Centre in Leyland from tomorrow 9 September 2022.

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