Tributes are pouring in for the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip.
Copeland Borough Council has confirmed its Union flag will be lowered to half-mast to pay its respects.
The Union Jack flag at the Copeland Centre is being lowered to half-mast to mark the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. https://t.co/pcfqfzYLs2
— Copeland Council (@copelandbc) April 9, 2021
The Bishop of Penrith, Emma Ineson, also posted her sadness at the news.
I am so very sad to hear of the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. Giving grateful thanks for his many years of dedicated service, and especially for his unfailing love and support for Her Majesty the Queen. May he rest in peace. https://t.co/ZAAPDe8LzD
— Emma Ineson (@e_ineson) April 9, 2021
The Lake District National Park also offered its condolences.
Our team join those around the world in sending their condolences to the Royal Family and in expressing their thanks for the Duke of Edinburgh’s life of service. https://t.co/grckh8HyOU
— Lake District (@lakedistrictnpa) April 9, 2021
Barrow AFC also tweeted about the announcement.
All at Barrow AFC are saddened to hear the news of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s passing.
Our sincere thoughts and condolences are with Her Majesty The Queen and all of the Royal Family. https://t.co/6rFevqTfEQ
— Barrow AFC (@BarrowAFC) April 9, 2021
South Lakes MP Tim Farron praised the Prince for his service to Queen and country.
Deeply saddened to hear about the death of Prince Philip.
He gave enormous service to our country and the Duke of Edinburgh Award will continue to inspire millions of young people for many years to come.
My thoughts and prayers are with the Queen and the Royal Family.
— Tim Farron (@timfarron) April 9, 2021
The Freemasons of Cumberland and Westmorland said they were “extremely saddened” to hear the news.
The Freemasons of Cumberland and Westmorland are deeply saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. We pass on our sincerest condolences to Her Majesty The Queen and the rest of the Royal Family at this difficult time.#Freemasons
— Province of C&W (@ProvinceofCandW) April 9, 2021
Ulverston Town Council said it would fly its Union flag at half-mast to pay respect to the Duke of Edinburgh.
Following the very sad announcement of the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, the town council will fly the Union flag at half mast and the monument will be in darkness this evening. pic.twitter.com/FzXgrezWnl
— UlverstonTownCouncil (@ulverstonTC) April 9, 2021
Cumbria Community Foundation said its thoughts were with her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family.
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. We join with people around the world in mourning his loss, and our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family. pic.twitter.com/GDNhbnSypN
— Cumbria Foundation (@cumbriacf) April 9, 2021
Workington Town Council said that its Easter trail that was planned for Sunday has now been cancelled following the announcement.
Following the announcement by The Royal Family today on the sad passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, our Easter trail planned for Sunday will be cancelled.https://t.co/76ufQHb7iu
— Workington Council (@workingtontco) April 9, 2021
Cumbria Police Federation said its thoughts were with The Queen and The Royal Family.
The thoughts of Cumbria Police Federation and the officers we represent are with the Queen and the Royal Family following the death of Prince Philip pic.twitter.com/7R6clakqJ7
— Cumbria Police Federation (@PolFedCumbria) April 9, 2021
Kendal Town FC also offered their best wishes to The Royal Family.
All of us at Kendal Town FC are saddened to hear of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh.
Our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and The Royal Family. https://t.co/RvBrpZc1PF
— Kendal Town FC (@kendaltownfc) April 9, 2021
Chris Whiteside, councillor for Whitehaven, paid tribute to Prince Philip’s service to his country.
Very sorry to see that Prince Philip has died at the age of 99.
He gave a lifetime of service to his country, including serving at sea in the Royal Navy during World War II.
Thoughts and Prayers are with Her Majesty the Queen and the royal family at this sad time.
Rest in Peace.
— Chris Whiteside (@ChrisWhiteside3) April 9, 2021
St James’ in Carlisle said it would be open for prayer this afternoon for those wanting to pay their respects.
ST JAMES OPEN FOR PRAYER TODAY 3-5PM
Following the announcement of the death of PRINCE PHILIP, we will be opening up St James from 3pm to 5pm TODAY (Friday 9th April) for anyone who wishes to come and sit quietly, and pray. pic.twitter.com/yPjJy886rb
— St James’ Carlisle (@StJamesCarlisle) April 9, 2021