Commemorating Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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The Mayor of Wigan Borough, Councillor Marie Morgan, said:

"It is with great sadness that we receive the news that Her Majesty The Queen has passed away.

"On behalf of Wigan Borough, I would like to express our deepest condolences to the Royal Family and join everyone in the UK and across the globe in mourning her loss. 

"Flags will be lowered to half-mast across our public buildings and books of condolence will be made available across the borough."

The Leader of Wigan Council, Councillor David Molyneux MBE, said:

"Everyone at Wigan Council is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and our thoughts are with the Royal Family.

"Wigan Borough came together earlier this year to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee; a remarkable achievement for our monarch. We will join together again in mourning.

"As a dedicated and inspirational figurehead for our nation and other nations across the world, her reign will be remembered as an extraordinary one."

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