South Norfolk Council

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Originally released on 09/04/2021

The Chairman of the Council would like to express the deep sadness with which we received news of the death of The Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke has served our country with great distinction throughout his life and our thoughts and deepest sympathy are with The Queen and the rest of the Royal Family at this sad time.  Accordingly, the Council’s flag will be flown in line with protocol until the day following the funeral.

For those wishing to leave a message, an e-book of condolence is available on the official Royal website ( or by emailing

In line with Government advice on social contact during this sensitive time, we are asking residents not to lay flowers within the Council grounds.

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