Special memorial services to honour her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II are being held at Huddersfield Parish Church and Dewsbury Minster. Both services are taking place on Sunday 18 September at 7:15pm respectively on the eve of the Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey.

Members of the public are invited to attend either venue to pay their respects to Her Majesty the Queen.

The service at Huddersfield Parish Church will be attended by Deputy Mayor of Kirklees, Councillor Cahal Burke; Leader of the Council, Councillor Shabir Pandor and the Mayor of West Yorkshire, Tracy Brabin.

Attending the service of prayer and reflection at Dewsbury Minster will be the Mayor of Kirklees, Councillor Masood Ahmed along with local dignitaries. Both services will be attended by multi- faith leaders and members of the public.

Directly following the memorial services, at 8pm, the nation is invited to take part in a collective moment of silent reflection.