We are deeply saddened by the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Flags are flying at half-mast at the Council offices in Loughborough and at Loughborough Town Hall.

We have opened an online book of condolence for Charnwood residents to leave messages on.

Write in our book of condolence

The Royal Family have also opened an online book of condolence

More information about the Duke, his life and how it will be commemorated is available on the Royal Family website.

Statement from the Mayor of Charnwood

Following the announcement of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, the Mayor of Charnwood, Cllr David Snartt, said: “This is a very sad day for our nation and on behalf of the borough of Charnwood, I would like to express our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family.

“The Duke of Edinburgh selflessly served our country for so many years and earned the respect of not just this nation, but of those around the world.

“Now is a time for mourning, but we should remember the Duke with pride and affection.”

Last updated: Fri 9th April, 2021 @ 20:15