A civic church service of commemoration and thanksgiving for Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be held in Sidmouth.

The service will be held on Sunday, 18 September, from 6pm at The Parish Church of St Giles and St Nicholas, Sidmouth, EX10 8LG.

The service, being held by East Devon District Council and the Diocese of Exeter, will be led by Reverend Matt Selman and will include hymns, songs from a choir, bible readings, prayers and a blessing. The service will be concluded with the national anthem.

Those wishing to attend should RSVP by PM on Friday, 16 September by calling 01395 517535 or via email at cgribble@eastdevon.gov.uk.

The dress code is lounge suit or uniform. There is also no parking at the church, so please use public parking.

If you would like to leave a floral tribute or leave a message in a condolence book visit the EDDC website here.