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People of Coventry given unique opportunity to pay tribute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh


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Coventry City Council’s Libraries and Information service are offering to assist residents in signing the Council’s online Book of Condolence for HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, by taking their messages over the phone.

Any resident who would like some help signing the book should call the Libraries and Information Service on 024 7683 2314. The team will take down the resident’s message and enter it into the Book of Condolence.

The phone lines are open Monday to Friday from 9 am-5 pm.

Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry, Cllr John McNicholas, said: “His HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh was an incredible man whose tireless work and dedication meant so much to this country.

So, if you or anyone you know need some help with signing the Book of Condolence, please call us on 024 7683 2314, and we will be more than happy to help you.”

A Civic Service of Thanksgiving for the life of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is taking place at Coventry Cathedral at 6 pm today (Friday 16 April). People are invited to watch the event online by visiting the Cathedral’s Facebook page.

The Book of Condolence can be viewed in full on the Council’s website


Written by: David Watkins

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