The Mayor of Derby, Councillor John Whitby, has spoken out to express sympathy and solidarity with the family and friends of victims caught up in Thursday’s terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils.

The Mayor of Derby, Councillor John Whitby said:

“I am saddened by the dreadful events that took place in Spain. To lose a friend or a family member in a tragedy like this is too awful to comprehend. The residents of Derby send their deepest sympathies and messages of support to anyone who has been affected by this senseless attack.”

Flags at the Council House have been lowered to half-mast as a show of respect for those who have lost their lives.