Jerome's Church Formby flag at
half mast for Queen Mum.
- Local and
national media have reported in the UK a lot about the
death of the countries most popular Royal, The Queen
Mother. We would just like to add our own message of sympathy
to the Royal family and our Queen!
procession for the Queen Mother to lie in state was today, it
involved 250,000 people and nearly 2500 police, there was no
trouble and the weather remained good for the day.
The procession was over two and half miles long and involved
most of the remaining Royal Family and 1700 military personnel.
coffin will lie in state till Tuesday the day for the Funeral.
With so many people in attendance Westminster Hall may well
stay open beyond the 6pm closing time originally planned. Also a carpet has been laid in the Hall to muffle the sound
of the feet of those who wish to pay their last respects.
Queen Mother was well loved by her people and was always very
active, all off us here at Southport Reporter send our condolences
to the Royal Family and our last respects to the Queen Mother, and
she will be missed.
have been at half mast through out Sefton.
by Eric Lyon-Taylor.
BBC coverage of the