It is with a heavy heart that Queenborough Town Council has learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
The following statement has been issued by the Palace:
It is with deep sorrow Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle. Further announcements will be made in due course. The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss.
The Mayor of Queenborough has issued the following statement.
“It was with great sadness to learn of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s death today, the longest serving Royal Consort in British history. The Union Flag in our community is being flown at half-mast.”
A Book of Condolence is available online at the Royal Website, where members of the public wishing to express their condolences are encouraged to send a message to the Royal Family.
Unfortunately, to comply with COVID-19 restrictions in place, and to reduce the risk of transmission, Books of Condolence will not be available in public buildings for people to sign in person.
Updated 14th April 2021