As a mark of respect, flags at County Hall and Durham Town are now flying at half-mast.
Books of condolence are available for people to sign at the Gala Theatre in Durham City (10am to 10pm, Monday to Sunday).
A national online book of condolence has been opened by Buckingham Palace and can be found here.
Floral tributes can also be left at Millennium Place in Durham City.
In line with Royal protocol, the proclamation of King Charles III will be read by the High Sheriff for County Durham in Durham Market Place at 1.00pm on Sunday 11th September. It will then be read again in communities across the county later that day.
To enable visitors to attend the proclamation, Durham County Council’s park and ride service will be operating from Belmont to the city centre from 10.00am to 4.00pm on Sunday. Meanwhile, Claypath and the Peninsula will be closed to all traffic from 11.30am to 2.30pm.
A service of remembrance will be held in Durham Cathedral on Saturday 17 September at 3.00pm. I am advised that this is now fully booked however can be viewed live via Durham Cathedral’s Facebook page.
An additional national Bank Holiday has also been agreed for the date of the funeral, in order to allow the public to watch this.