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Message from our Chairman, Cllr Helen Matthews

Following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Chairman of East Lindsey District Council, Cllr Helen Matthews, has issued the following message:

"As the Chairman of East Lindsey District Council, I have to report that our much-loved Queen Elizabeth the Second passed away on Thursday 8 September 2022 having ruled for 70 years. 

"Her Majesty will surely be remembered as the greatest Monarch the United Kingdom has ever had. On behalf of the people of the District of East Lindsey, I send our deepest sympathy to the Royal Family.

"As a mark of respect, the Union Flag at the Council offices at Tedder Hall will be flown at half-mast.

"In East Lindsey, books of Condolence will be made available at Tedder Hall in Manby from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday and a space for floral tributes will be made available. 

"Books of Condolence and a space for flowers are also available at St James' Church in Louth, Tower Gardens Pavilion in Skegness, St Mary's Church in Horncastle and the Community Access Point in Mablethorpe (9am-4pm Monday to Friday) with floral tributes at Mablethorpe War Memorial, Sutton on Sea War Memorial and Trusthorpe Triangle.

"The Queen was a truly remarkable Monarch who gave so much of herself to serving the country.  She will be greatly missed."