Eastwood residents invited to lay flowers in tribute to Prince Phillip

Residents of Eastwood are being invited to leave floral tributes adjacent to the Millennium Clock in the town.

Friday, 9th April 2021, 3:05 pm

Eastwood Town Council posted on social media inviting residents to pay their respects.

They said: ‘The council is extremely saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

‘Floral tributes can be laid adjacent to the Millennium Clock in Eastwood.’

Residents are invited to pay their respects by leaving flowers.

The Duke of Edinburgh was the longest-serving consort in British history.

The duke and the Queen were married for more than 70 years and Philip dedicated decades of his life to royal duty, serving the nation at the monarch's side.

The Palace said in a statement: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen announces the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.

Prince Philip has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced.

"The Royal Family join with people around the world in mourning his loss."