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“Use it as a moment to mourn and reflect”

“Use it as a moment to mourn and reflect”

Sunday 18 September 2022

“Use it as a moment to mourn and reflect”

Sunday 18 September 2022


Islanders are being encouraged to join the national silences for Her Majesty the Queen tonight and tomorrow.

This evening, a one-minute silence will be taking place at 20:00.

Towards the end of Her Majesty’s funeral service tomorrow, there will be a two-minute silence around 11:55.

The Government said islanders should use it as an opportunity to “mourn and reflect on the life and legacy of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”

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Pictured: Candlelit tributes to Her Majesty the Queen left in the Royal Square.

Monday has been approved as a bank holiday to allow islanders to observe the State Funeral of Her Majesty, which starts at 11:00. Screens will be erected at Parish Halls and at the Airport, and pubs are also being encouraged to open and show the service.

You can read more about what to expect tomorrow here.

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