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HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh

10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021

Following the sad death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, Councillor Roger Cairns, "This is indeed a very sad day for our country. Swannington Parish Council joins the nation in mourning the death of HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh".

HRH Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh dedicated his life to the service of our Queen and Country, the Commonwealth and became our longest serving Prince Consort.

"I wish to extend my sincere sympathy to The Queen and all members of the Royal family at this very sad time."

As a mark of respect, during the period of Royal mourning, the Union flag at the Village Hall will fly at half-mast.

Book of Condolence

"I'd encourage local people to leave tributes and messages in the virtual book of condolence which is available via the following links.

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/book-of-condolence

https://www.royal.uk/condolence

For those that do not have the technology and would like to leave a tribute or message, the Parish Council will open a Book of Condolence at the Village Hall on Sunday 18 April 2021 – between 10am – 2pm.

All current Covid regulations will be in place, and masks must be worn at all times.

For those wishing to leave a floral tribute, please leave this on garden in Front of the Village Hall.

Posted: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 12:53 by Fiona Palmer

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