Books of condolence open in Kirklees town halls after Brussels terror attacks

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Books of condolence have been opened in Kirklees for residents to offer their sympathies in the wake of terror attacks in Brussels.

People can visit Dewsbury and Huddersfield’s town hall receptions between 8.30am and 5pm until Friday, April 1 (apart from Good Friday and Easter Monday) to leave their thoughts.

Town Hall flags will be flying at half-mast until 8pm tonight.

Mayor of Kirklees, Coun Paul Kane, said: “Once again my heart goes out to our neighbours in Europe in the wake of the shocking events in Brussels.

“Once more the lives of innocent people going about their daily lives have been affected.

“My thoughts and condolences are with the people of Brussels and victims of terrorism worldwide.”

If you would like to write a message but cannot get to the books you can email and it will be printed out and included.