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Funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

The Ceremonial Royal Funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh will take place on Saturday 17 April 2021 in St George's Chapen at Windsor.

Due to the current public health guidelines, members of the public have been asked not to travel to Windsor.  the Funeral will be broadcast live on TV and radio to allow people around the world to take part in mourning The Duke.

The details of the Funeral are available on the Royal Family's website:  www.royal.uk 

At 3pm on 17 April 2021 there will be a nationawide minute of silence to commemorate His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.  Flags at Ryedale House, Ryedale District Council's headquarters, are being flown at half-mast.

There is no official arrangement for giving donations in memory of The Duke of Edinburgh.  However, the Royal Family's website advises that members of the public who wish to make a donation as a tribute to his Royal Highness are encouraged to give to a charity of their choosing, or one of the charities or organisations which The Duke of Edinburgh supported in his public duties.

The Living Legacy Fund will give one million more young people from all circumstances and backgrounds the opportunity to do their Duke of Edinburgh Award, and will provide targeted help to young people who need specialist help to do their DofE Award due to financial hardship, special educational needs or disabilities.

If you wish to donate to the Living Legacy Fund you can do so through the Duke of Edinburgh Award website:  https://www.dofe.org/donate/ 

 

 

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