Announcement by the Mayor of Ponteland Town Council
The Town Council is deeply saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness, the Duke of Edinburgh, aged 99.
Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family at this sad time and on behalf of the Town Council and residents of Ponteland we would like to offer our deepest and most sincere condolences.
The Union Jack is flying at half mast in respect for His Royal Highness.
Further announcements will be made in due course.
Councillor Alan Varley