A letter of has been sent to the Queen by the Mayor of Boston congratulating Her Majesty on becoming Britain’s longest reigning monarch.
Coun Richard Austin wrote: “On behalf of the people of the Borough of Boston, I would like to send our congratulations to you on becoming the longest-reigning monarch.
“You have actively and graciously represented our country for over 63 years.
“I could not allow the moment to pass without recognising your great contribution to this country and the Commonwealth.
“It is a magnificent milestone in British history.
“I would like to express my very best wishes to you, Your Majesty, and the Royal Family.”
The Queen, who has now reigned for 63 years and seven months, has passed the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.