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Chairman expresses county council’s sadness at the death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh


Gloucestershire County Council Chairman, Ray Theodoulou, has today expressed great sadness following the announcement of the death of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh:

“On behalf of all councillors and staff of Gloucestershire County Council I should like to say how very sad we all are at the news of HRH the Duke of Edinburgh's death.  We send our sincere condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and all her family at this time.

“The loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip will be felt right across the globe for some time to come. I know the people of Gloucestershire will want to pay their own personal tributes to someone who has been a part of this great country’s fabric for so many years. As a mark of respect for HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, flags on council buildings are being flown at half mast."

Book of condolence

For those who wish to leave a message, a national online book of condolence is available via The Royal Family website

Funeral arrangements

Funeral and ceremonial arrangements for His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh have been confirmed

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