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Public welcome to attend proclamation of the new Sovereign at County Hall on Sunday

THE PROCLAMATION of the new Sovereign to the people of Pembrokeshire will be held at County Hall in Haverfordwest on Sunday.

Members of the public are welcome to attend if they wish, with the Proclamation to be made outside the building by the Chairman of Pembrokeshire County Council, Cllr Pat Davies, at 12.45 pm.

Books of condolence have already been opened at County Hall in Haverfordwest and Fishguard Town Hall. They can be signed between Monday and Friday from 9 am to 5 pm.

There is also a book of condolence available to sign online at www.royal.uk

Speaking yesterday (Thursday), the Chairman of Pembrokeshire County Council said: “For millions of people, as our longest reigning monarch, Her Majesty the Queen has been a constant and reassuring figure in our lives.

“We are thankful for her many decades of public service and the example she set.”

The Chairman also expressed her condolences and those of the entire Council to The Royal Family on ‘this saddest of days’.

Flags are flying at half-mast at County Hall, Haverfordwest and Haverfordwest Castle.

The council’s spokesperson said: “This weekend’s Ironman Wales event will continue as scheduled on Sunday in consultation with local stakeholders.

“For those wishing to attend the Proclamation, you may wish to consider whether you need to allow extra time for your journey.

“If you have any Ironman Wales access questions, please contact: [email protected] or call 03330 11 66 00.

“Carmarthenshire’s official Proclamation of the new Sovereign will be read by the Chair of the Council, Cllr Rob Evans on the steps of County Hall, Carmarthen, at 12.45 pm on Sunday.

“It will be followed by a Welsh language proclamation and read by the Cabinet for Organisation and Workforce, Cllr Philip Hughes.

“Civic dignitaries, and members of the public are invited to attend.”