Council Services

Message from the Mayor

Meetings & Events

Dress Code

Condolence Books

Location of the book, opening times

Church Services

Date of Civic Service (mid Sunday)

Date of Parish Service (eve of funeral)


Location as to where flowers can be laid and date of removal of flowers.

No plastics/cellophane

Composting and tree planting

Flags & Proclamation

Advertise following timings, location, who will read it


D Day – Flags at half mast


D+1 – Proclamation read in London


D+1 – Flag at half mast until 11am


D+1 – At 11am flags flown at full mast for proclamation


D+2 @ 12 noon – Proclamation read in Belfast, Cardiff & Edinburgh


D+2 – At 1pm flags return to half mas – unless local proclamation


D+2 – Local proclamation then flag returns to half mast


D+2 @ 2pm High Sheriffs read County Proclamation


D+2 @ 4pm or after Civic Leaders read local Proclamation


D+3 until D+11 – at 8am day following funeral flags return to full mast or are removed