The new issue of the Compton Chronicle has now been published online and will be delivered in hard copy shortly:
A Moment of Reflection on the Eve of the Funeral of
Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Sunday 18 September at 8 pm
The parish council are leading the community moment of reflection.
By 19.55 members of the community will gather at the War Memorial.
At 20.00 a whistle sounds
Silence will be kept
At 20.01 the whistle marks the end of the Silence
The Proclamation of The King’s Accession will be read
The vigil concludes with all present saying:
God Save The King
and the singing of the National Anthem
An update on arrangements following the death of Queen Elizabeth II and the accession of King Charles III.
Books of Condolence are available to sign in The Yew Tree (during opening hours) and the Reading Room (8am-8pm on Wednesday 14 September)
The Proclamation on the Accession of Charles III was read locally in Southam and surrounding villages.
Local church services to commemorate the life of the Queen will be held as below:
- Tuesday 13 September at 7pm – Farnborough
- Wednesday 14 September at 7pm – Northend
- Thursday 15 September at 7pm – Fenny Compton
- Sunday 18 September at 10 am – Burton Dassett
There will be a National Moment of Reflection marked by a minute’s silence on the eve of the Queen’s funeral at 8 pm on Sunday 18 September.
The funeral will be broadcast at The Yew Tree on Monday 19 September.
Avon Dassett joins with communities across Britain, the Commonwealth and the world in mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
The funeral is expected to be on 19 September 2022.
Village Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support
This month’s village coffee morning TOMORROW will be supporting Macmillan Coffee Morning, so as well as the usual donation pot, there will be a raffle and a Bring & Buy.
All being well, we should also get the Warwickshire Firemen here to talk about fire safety in the home, including smoke alarms, and they will be able to arrange to call in homes to inspect old/ refit new ones – for free.
Wednesday 7th September – 11am to 12:30pm – The Reading Room – Free entry – Everyone welcome