News and updates
Book of Condolence
(Ashfield District Council, 20 September 2022)
A book of condolence will be available for residents to leave their own personal messages at the Council’s Urban Road reception until 5.00pm on Tuesday 20 September.
State funeral of Her Majesty The Queen
- Bank Holiday announced - GOV.UK
- State Funeral FAQs - BBC.co.uk
- State Funeral and Committal Service for Her Majesty The Queen - royal.uk
- The funeral will take place at 11am on Monday 19 September 2022.
More information about the State Funeral is available on the National ceremonial events page.
Information about local events taking place for the State Funeral is available on the Ceremonial events in Ashfield page.
National moment of reflection
(GOV.UK, 12 September 2022)
The public are invited to take part in a national moment of reflection, a one-minute silence, at 8pm on Sunday 18 September 2022, to mourn the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, and to reflect on her life.
Proclamation event on Sunday 11 September
(Ashfield District Council, 10 September 2022)
Ashfield District Council Leaders, invited guests, Councillors, staff and residents attended a Proclamation event outside the Council Offices in Kirkby on Sunday 11 September as Chairman of the Council, Councillor David Walters, read the Proclamation of the Accession of the new monarch, King Charles III.
Wreath laying ceremony pays tribute to The Queen
(Ashfield District Council, 9 September 2022)
Ashfield District Council held an official wreath laying ceremony in tribute to the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Passing of Her Majesty The Queen
(Ashfield District Council, 8 September 2022)
Her Majesty passed away peacefully on Thursday 8 September 2022, at Balmoral.