Death of the Duke of Edinburgh
The Chairs of Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils have today sent condolences to Her Majesty The Queen following the announcement of the of death of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Cllr Kathryn Grandon, Babergh District Council Chairman, said “We send our sincere condolences to The Queen and the entire Royal Family during this sad time with our deepest sympathies. The Duke of Edinburgh’s visits to the district have always been received warmly with great affection, there will be a real sense of loss. This is a time for the nation to come together.“
Cllr Barry Humphreys MBE, Mid Suffolk District Council Chairman, said: “I know the loss of The Duke of Edinburgh will be felt across Suffolk and the world. Their visits to the district have always been occasions that have brought great pride to our communities. I know the people of Suffolk will want to pay their own personal tributes at this time of national mourning.”