On behalf of the town of Lowestoft, and Councillors and Officers of Lowestoft Town Council, I would like to express our deep sadness following the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts at this sad time are with Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family.
An online Book of Condolence has been placed at http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/condolences.
As a mark of respect, the Union Flag is being flown at half-mast at Royal Plain.
We will ensure any further information is made available about how people may pay their respects to the Duke of Edinburgh.
Councillor Alan Green, Mayor of Lowestoft
9 April 2021
As a mark of respect, the flags at Royal Plain are being flown at half-mast and a national, one-minute silence will be observed at 3pm on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Mayor of Lowestoft will be attending the Suffolk Service of Commemoration on Friday at 3.30pm at St Edmundsbury Cathedral.
The County service will be broadcast live on Friday via the St Edmundsbury Cathedral Facebook page.
The funeral takes place on Saturday at 3pm. Information about the ceremonial details of His Royal Highness’s forthcoming funeral.