Councils ready to take part in flag flying Commonwealth Day event

Darlington and Stockton Times: The Queen, head of the Commonwealth The Queen, head of the Commonwealth

THE North-East will be flying the flag for the Commonwealth next month.

Councils in the region will take part in national celebrations to mark Commonwealth Day on Monday, March 10.

County Durham’s Lord-Lieutenant, Sue Snowdon, has presented Commonwealth flags to all four councils in the lieutenancy area, Durham, Darlington, Stockton and Hartlepool, at a ceremony in Durham City.

On the day, 500 emblems will be simultaneously raised throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. 

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4:06pm Mon 10 Feb 14

punkrocker says...

March 20th has been designated County Durham day so on that day i would also like to see these councils fly the County Durham Flag which was blessed and unfurled at Durham Cathedral last November.
March 20th has been designated County Durham day so on that day i would also like to see these councils fly the County Durham Flag which was blessed and unfurled at Durham Cathedral last November. punkrocker

6:53pm Mon 10 Feb 14

Andyleigh says...

Instead of celebrating colonialism we should hang our heads in shame at the evils that our forefathers inflicted on the rest of the world.
Instead of celebrating colonialism we should hang our heads in shame at the evils that our forefathers inflicted on the rest of the world. Andyleigh

9:41pm Mon 10 Feb 14

MSG says...

Only the union flag represents me.

Rule Brittania !!!!
Only the union flag represents me. Rule Brittania !!!! MSG

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