Chairman’s Tribute to H.M. The Queen
9 September 2022
The staff and members of Diss Town Council are deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
The Queen has served our country with great distinction throughout her life and our thoughts and deepest sympathy are with the rest of the Royal Family at this sad time. Accordingly, the Council’s Union flag will be flown in line with protocol until the day following the funeral.
For those wishing to leave a message, a book of condolence is available to sign at St Mary’s church. Locations for all books of condolence in Norfolk can be found on the Norfolk County Council website (www.norfolk.gov.uk) and an e-book of condolence is available on the official Royal website (www.royal.uk) which will provide official statements from Buckingham Palace regarding lying-in-state and funeral arrangements.
Floral tributes by members of the public may be laid on Mere’s Mouth in the marked space in front of Diss Mere.
The Town Mayor will attend the Reading of the Proclamation on the Accession of a new Sovereign by Broadland and South Norfolk District Councils on behalf of Diss Town Council from 1.30pm on day two after the announcement.
There will a service at St Mary’s church on Sunday 18th September at 3pm.
The Town Mayor, cllr Eric Taylor will lead in a minute’s silence on 18th September to remember Queen Elizabeth II’s life at 8pm on Diss Market Place.