North Horsham Parish Council has, with great sadness, received an announcement from the Lord Lieutenant’s Office regarding the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, on 9 April 2021.
The Parish Council joins the nation in expressing its deep sadness at this time, as we remember with affection and gratitude the lifetime of service given by Prince Philip. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and her family.
The funeral will be broadcast, including a minute’s silence at 3pm on Saturday 17th April 2021 . The Palace recommends that communities mark this at home to avoid gatherings.
A national book of condolence will be available at www.royal.uk. This will be closed at 8am on Sunday 18th April 2021.
For residents who do not have online access, a message of condolence can be sent to the Chairman’s Office, Room 102, West Sussex County Council, County Hall, Chichester PO19 1RQ.