The Chairman, Councillors and Officers of Syston Town Council are deeply saddened at the news of the death of the Duke of Edinburgh.
Our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time.
The Chairman, said: “This is a very sad day for our nation and on behalf of the Syston Town, I would like to express our sincerest condolences to the Royal Family.
“The Duke of Edinburgh selflessly served our country for so many years and earned the respect of not just this nation, but of those around the world.
“Now is a time for mourning, but we should remember the Duke with pride and affection.”
Flags are being flown at half-mast at the Council’s office and at the War Memorial.
We have opened an online book of condolence for Charnwood residents who wish to leave a message.
The Royal Family have also opened an online book of condolence