The Proclamation of the Accession of King Charles III
Hundreds of people gathered in Market Place on Sunday, to witness the Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Fiona Wilson, make the Proclamation of the Accession of King Charles III. Cllr Wilson attended the Cheshire East Proclamation at Westfields in Sandbach, and then returned to Macclesfield to make the Proclamation to the people of Macclesfield in accordance with centuries of tradition.
On this historic occasion, Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Clare Hayward MBE, delivered a short speech and introduced the Mayor of Macclesfield, who then read the Proclamation. This was followed by the choir of St Michaels and All Angels leading the crowds in singing ‘God Save the King’ and then the Mayor led three cheers for the new King at the start of what is hoped to be a long and illustrious reign.
The Mayor of Macclesfield, Cllr Fiona Wilson said “Today it was my duty and honour to make the Proclamation of the Accession of King Charles III to the people of Macclesfield. Thank you to everyone who attended this incredibly historic occasion under such sad circumstances. God Save The King.”
A book of condolence can be found in the main reception of the old Macclesfield Town Hall between the hours of 9-3pm. Flowers can be left outside the Town Hall, but please remove any plastic wrappings. Flowers will be collected after the official mourning period and will be composted. This compost will later be used to fortify the ‘Queens Tree’. A location for the tree has not yet been confirmed, if you have a suggestion, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org