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Death of H.R.H The Duke of Edinburgh

Date Posted: 1:34 PM on Fri, 9 April 2021

The Council has lowered its Union flag to half-mast as we mourn the loss of His Royal Highness.

The Leader of Gedling Borough Council, Councillor John Clarke, Deputy Leader of Gedling Borough Council, Councillor Michael Payne and the Mayor of Gedling, Councillor Sandra Barnes said in a joint statement:

“We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of H.R.H Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. We offer our condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and Royal Family at this incredibly sad time.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s service, dedication and love to the Queen and our nation will be remembered by everyone in the borough of Gedling and we will now make arrangements to mark this terrible loss.

Our union flags at Gedling Borough Council will be flying at half-mast to pay our respects. May H.R.H Prince Philip rest in peace.”

The Mayor of Gedling has written a letter of condolence to Buckingham Palace and a book of condolence will be opened at the civic centre next week. More details on this will be announced in due course.