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Service of thanksgiving held in Dudley today

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A service of thanksgiving in honour of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II was held in Dudley today.

The service led by Reverend James Treasure and Right Reverend Martin Gorick, Bishop of Dudley, was held at St Thomas and St Luke’s (Top Church).

The Mayor of Dudley, Councillor Sue Greenaway and Deputy Lieutenant for the West Midlands Nick Venning attended along with members of the public to pay tribute to Her Majesty the Queen.

The service was also broadcast live on Black Country Radio.

Councillor Sue Greenaway, Mayor of Dudley, said:


At this time of great sadness, this service enabled people to come together, give thanks and reflect on the lifetime of service Her Majesty the Queen gave to this country. We are a nation in mourning and our thoughts remain with His Majesty the King and all of the Royal Family.

Books of condolence are available for people to sign at Dudley Council House, all borough libraries, Dudley Archives and Top Church. Opening times vary. Visit the In Memoriam page for details.

If anyone would like to leave a floral tribute, it is recommended they lay them at Coronation Gardens in Dudley, the bandstand at Mary Stevens Park in Stourbridge, the bandstand at Stevens Park in Quarry Bank, the Memorial Gardens off Vicarage Road, Coseley, and Somer Square in Halesowen.



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