Er gof y Frenhines Elizabeth II
The staff, residents and board members of Melin Homes were saddened to hear of the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest reigning monarch. Here, we share information on how residents can participate in acts of remembrance, honouring the life of the Queen.
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15 Medi, 2022
Remembering HM Queen Elizabeth II
The country is observing a national period of mourning following the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen's life and example touched the hearts of our staff, residents and board members and we will be observing the bank holiday on Monday 19 September to pay our respects on the day of the state funeral.
We know that people from across our region in South East Wales will want to pay tribute to the Queen in their own way. We have listed a few different ways of making an act of remembrance and condolence below...
- You can place a message of condolence in the online Book of Condolence hosted on the official Royal Family website here. Selected messages will be passed on to members of the Royal Family and may be kept for posterity in the National Archives.
- Newport residents can sign a Book of Condolence at Newport Civic Centre, Riverfront Centre and Newport Cathedral. More information on acts of remembrance in Newport can be found here.
- Torfaen residents can sign a Book of Condolence at Civic Centre Pontypool, Cwmbran Library and the Blaenavon World Heritage site. More information can be found here.
- Monmouthshire residents can sign a Book of Condolence at the county's Community Hubs in Abergavenny, Monmouth (Shire Hall), Chepstow, Caldicot and Usk (County Hall).
- Blaenau Gwent residents can sign a Book of Condolence at the general council offices at Ebbw Vale and Avil Court, Abertillery. More information can be found here.
- Powys residents can sign a Book of Condolence at Y Gaer in Brecon, County Hall in Llandrindod Wells and Newtown Library. More information can be found here.