Mark Williams is cycling the historic counties of England with friends from 28 May in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. The journey was inspired by Engel’s England – a book about the counties published back in 2014 – and is in memory of Laurie Engel, the … Continue reading
Design supported by the Staffordshire Heritage Group wins the vote for the new Staffordshire flag. Continue reading
A vote on the new Staffordshire flag has been established by the Flag Institute, following a request by the Staffordshire Heritage Group to register this Chevron and Knot flag. The online poll is located on the Flag Institute’s website. Only those who live or work in … Continue reading
The new flag of our northernmost county, Caithness, has been revealed at a ceremony attended by Scotland’s highest heraldic authority, the Lord Lyon and various civic dignitaries. The ceremony may be viewed here http://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/News/New-Caithness-flag-unveiled-at-Wick-ceremony-26012016.htm
A new county flag registered. Following research by ABC and approaches to the Rutland High Sheriff, the local council has released its armorial banner for public use and the design has now been registered by the Flag Institute as the county flag of Rutland. Read more … Continue reading
Join us in York for the Historic Counties Convention on 24 October 2015. Visit http://abcounties.com/countycon for more information.
Historic County Flags Day – #CountyFlagsDay is Thursday 23rd July 2015, when the people of Great Britain celebrate the nation’s historic counties through the flying of Flags. Colour Your County! https://colouryourcounty.wordpress.com https://www.facebook.com/countyflagsday
The Caithness flag competition has now reached voting stage. The competition attracted 327 entries and is a joint venture between the Highland Council, Caithness community councillors, the local newspaper The John O’Groats Journal and the Flag Institute, sanctioned by the chief Scottish heraldic authority, the Lord Lyon. … Continue reading