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Ceredigion County Council prepares for Reading of Proclamation of the new King

Following the death of the Queen Elizabeth II, a Reading of the Proclamation of the accession of the new King will be held on Sunday 11 September 2022 at 12:30pm.


The Proclamation will be read by the High Sheriff of Dyfed, Rowland Rees-Evans at Neuadd Cyngor Ceredigion, Penmorfa, Aberaeron. The Lord-Lieutenant, Sara Edwards will be in attendance. Members of the public are welcome to attend.


Books of Condolence will be opened at the following locations from Monday 12 September 2022:

Neuadd Cyngor Ceredigion, Penmorfa, Aberaeron
County Hall, Market Street, Aberaeron
Canolfan Alun R.Edwards, Queen’s Road, Aberystwyth
Library, Llandysul
Library, Lampeter
Library, Cardigan
Memorial Hall, New Quay (open Friday 16 September from 9:00am to 12:00pm)
Canolfan y Dyffryn, Aberporth (open Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 1:00pm, and on Friday 16 September from 5:00pm to 7:00pm)
Borth Community Hub (open Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 3:00pm)
Books of Condolences will be open from 9am until 5pm, Monday to Thursday and from 9am until 4:30pm on Friday at Neuadd Cyngor Sir Ceredigion and County Hall in Aberaeron. The opening hours for libraries can be seen on the Council website: www.ceredigion.gov.uk/resident/tourism-leisure/ceredigion-library/branch-locations/


The Books of Condolences will remain open until the day following the funeral. The Royal Book of Condolences can be accessed here: www.royal.uk/


Council meetings will be postponed during the period of mourning.

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