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Proclamation ceremony takes place at Renfrewshire House

A PROCLAMATION ceremony was held today on the flagpoles outside Renfrewshire House, Paisley.

Sean Murphy, Acting Senior Sheriff of North Strathclyde, delivered the proclamation, joined by Colonel Peter McCarthy, Lord-Lieutenant of Renfrewshire.

Renfrewshire Provost Lorraine Cameron attended, along with East Renfrewshire Provost Mary Montague and Inverclyde Provost Drew McKenzie.

Provost Cameron said: “I welcome the new sovereign’s accession to the throne and wish him well in this role.

“Her Majesty The Queen has been dedicated and diligent in her role and her death has been very sad news. I would once again like to express my heartfelt condolences to all the Royal Family from the people of Renfrewshire and Renfrewshire Council.

The Gazette:

“I’m sure many people across Renfrewshire have their own personal memories of the Queen and I would encourage people to sign the condolence books and remember the important role she played as we continue to grieve. his loss.”

Books of condolence are available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday, at Johnstone Town Hall, Renfrew Town Hall and Tweedie Hall, Linwood, and Renfrewshire House.

The Gazette:

People can also sign the online condolence book on the Royal Family website.

Local arrangements and information following the Queen’s death are published on the Renfrewshire Council website.

The Proclamation can be read on the Privy Council website.