Following the devastating news this afternoon over the death of Prince Philip, the Union Jack Flag at Colne Town Hall has been lowered to half mast in his honour and will remain at half mast until 8am on the morning of his funeral.

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, died peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle at the age of 99. The Royal Family join with everybody around the World mourning his loss.  

Colne Town Council’s Town Clerk, Naomi Crewe said, “This news came as a big shock to everyone at Colne Town Council, we are all saddened by this terrible news. Our sincere thoughts and deepest condolences are with Her Majesty The Queen and all of the Royal Family.”

Anyone who wishes to express their sadness by laying flowers can do so at the Memorial Wall/Cenotaph on Albert Road.

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