Flags fly at half mast in Doncaster following death of Prince Philip

Flags in Doncaster will fly at half mast throughout this week following the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 4:50 pm

The flags on top of Doncaster Minster and the Mansion House have both been lowered following the death of His Royal Highness at the age of 99 last Friday.

They will remain at half-mast until his funeral, which will take place this Saturday at 3pm.

Over the weekend, the church opened its doors for Doncaster people to light candles and pay their respects to the Duke.

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The union flag flies at half mast at Doncaster Minster.
The union flag flies at half mast at Doncaster Minster.

Doncaster Council has also launched an online book of condolence for people to sign which is available HERE

Following the announcement from Buckingham Palace, Doncaster Council’s Civic Mayor, Coun Paul Wray, said: “On behalf of Doncaster Council and the people of the borough, I express my deep sadness at the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and I give my sincerest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family at this time.”