Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

Charity News,In the News 9 September 2022

All at Wigan and Leigh Carers Centre are truly saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II.Her Majesty lived a remarkable life of public service and had an extraordinary impact on countless people around the world.  Over her lifetime, the Queen dedicated much of her time to support many different charities, and we thank her for her incredible service.

We appreciate that people will have different reactions to this news; some may feel more grief than expected. You may find the following links helpful in offering your support. The Government’s website will give advice https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/her-majesty-queen-elizabeth-ii

Cruse Bereavement https://www.cruse.org.uk/ has a national bereavement helpline open for anyone affected by this sad news – call 0808 808 1677. They also have an article on Collective Grief: What does it mean to grieve as a community, nation or city and Grief for Her Majesty the Queen.

Any event such as this can trigger a range of strong emotions. Samaritans is there to support anyone who is struggling to cope: https://www.samaritans.org/. Whatever you are going through, you can call them free anytime on 116 123.

Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with the Royal Family at this time.

Rest In Peace Your Majesty