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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace Announces

Published on Thursday, 8th September 2022

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Buckingham Place has announced that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has sadly passed away this afternoon.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has died

Leader of the Council, Cllr David Wright, reflected on the sorrow that will be felt across the Borough; “The thoughts of North Warwickshire Borough Council and our residents are with the Royal Family as they grieve for their Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.”

This evening, the flag at Buckingham Palace was lowered to half-mast and a notice was posted on the gates to mark the Queen’s death.  The flag at the Borough Council offices has also been lowered to half-mast.

Her Majesty leaves an incredible legacy as the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, the longest-serving female head of state in history, the longest-reigning monarch, and the oldest and longest-serving incumbent head of state.

As a nation, we now enter a period of mourning.