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Press Release

HRH Duke of Edinburgh

Date: 9 April 2021

Brentwood Borough Council’s Deputy Mayor expresses the borough's deep sorrow on the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh


Brentwood’s Deputy Mayor, Cllr Olivia Sanders has expressed her deep sadness and that of the residents of Brentwood, following the announcement today of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.


Flags at the Town Hall have been lowered to half-mast for the official period of mourning. A two minute silence will be held on the day of the funeral.


The Royal Family’s eBook of Condolence will be available online through which residents across the borough can leave their respects and messages of sympathy.


Floral tributes may be laid at the Town Hall on the green by the lowered Flag.


Cllr Olivia Sanders said: “On behalf of the people of Brentwood, I would like to express my deepest sorrow at the passing of HRH, Duke of Edinburgh and to convey our profoundest sympathy and condolences to all members of the Royal Family at this difficult time. His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, has been a loyal and dedicated servant to our Queen and this country and has touched the hearts of millions of people, not just in the United Kingdom but throughout the Commonwealth and across the globe.”

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