Kirton beacon marks the Queen’s 90th birthday

The Mayor of Boston lights a beacon for the Queen's 90th birthday at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

The Mayor of Boston lights a beacon for the Queen's 90th birthday at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

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Kirton Parish Council joined in celebrations around the country with a beacon lighting for the Queen’s 90th birthday last night.

The Kirton Parish beacon was lit at Kirton Holme Golf Club by the Mayor of Boston Coun Richard Austin who read the official proclomation from His Royal Higness The Prince of Wales.

The Mayor of Boston lights a beacon for the Queen's 90th birthday at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

The Mayor of Boston lights a beacon for the Queen's 90th birthday at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

This proclamation said: “I am delighted that so many people throughout the United Kingdom are coming together to light beacons in celebration of my mother, The Queen’s, ninetieth birthday. It is a wonderful gesture which I know has deeply touched Her Majesty.

“Beacons are to be lit on mountaintops, on beaches, in farmyards and on church towers, uniting us all in our heartfelt appreciation of The Queen’s lifetime of service to the United Kingdom and other Realms, and to the Commonwealth.

“Since time immemorial, the light of beacons has relayed important messages across the land. This message we proclaim with the greatest pride and affection: Your Majesty, we all wish you a very Happy Birthday!”

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The Mayor of Boston lights a beacon for the Queen's 90th birthday at Kirton Holme Golf Club.

The Mayor of Boston lights a beacon for the Queen's 90th birthday at Kirton Holme Golf Club.