Melton Borough Council

Melton Borough Council opens a book of condolence at Parkside Council Offices

Published Monday, 29th October 2018 Parkside

Melton Borough Council has opened a book of condolence at Parkside Council Offices for those wishing to pay their respects to the victim’s of Saturday’s tragic accident at King Power Stadium.

Leader of the Council, Joe Orson said: “We are extremely saddened by the news of the weekend and send our deepest condolences to the families of everyone involved . We are all shocked and horrified by what happened, our sympathies, thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families and friends of the victims and the Leicester City Football Club community and our thanks go to members of the emergency services for their swift and professional response.  ”

The book is available for entries during council office opening hours for people to share their memories, thoughts and pay their respects  before being given to Leicester City Football Club. The exterior lights at Parkside will also turn blue for one week in tribute to those involved. Those people who are unable to visit Parkside that wish to leave a message can do so through an online book of condolence, which will be made available via lcfc.com in due course.

Leicester City FC Chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who tragically lost their lives on Saturday 27th October when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed into a car park by the King Power Stadium in Leicester.

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For more information please contact:

Hazel Paterson -  Communications Officer

Melton Borough Council

hpaterson@melton.gov.uk

01664 504294