Arrangements in Binsted Parish to mark the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Dear Parishioner,

Binsted Parish Council, Holy Cross and St James’ Church PCC are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on behalf of all residents and parishioners, we offer our heart-felt condolences and sympathy to all members of the Royal Family.

If you wish to express your own thoughts, the Parish Council has a book of condolence/remembrance at the Pavilion and has arranged with Holy Cross Church PCC to place a book of remembrance in the church porch for you to sign.

The Buckingham Palace book of condolence can also be signed online by visiting

The Parish Church’s will fly the Union Flag in accordance with official protocols. The flags will be at half-mast until the day after the funeral.

The Extraordinary Parish Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday 13th September has been cancelled and will be rescheduled after the period of public mourning.

Further information about events scheduled during the period of public mourning will be advised by the organisers in due course.

Kind regards,