The public vote for the Cambridgeshire Flag competition has now commenced and will close at 18.00 on Wednesday 31 December. Vote on Andy Strangeway’s website: https://andystrangeway.wordpress.com/cambridgeshire-flag/ Design A The wavy light blue stripe represents the river Cam/Granta; it is crossed by a vertical dark blue stripe … Continue reading
The Northamptonshire county flag competition has reached the voting stage with four finalists selected. The four finalists can be viewed at http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/news/Latestnews/Pages/vote-for-your-favourite-flag-design.aspx and you can vote for your preference at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6THD38T. You may also vote there for a Northamptonshire Day from amongst several options.
The winning entry in the County Durham flag competition was revealed on Thursday November 21st 2013, in a ceremony held at Durham Cathedral. Further details are available here http://britishcountyflags.wordpress.com/2013/11/21/county-durham-flag-unfurled/ and here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-25039676 and here http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/county-durham-flag-unveiled-cathedral-6329443
The flag of Northamptonshire was the winning entry in a competition held in 2014 by the local county council, in conjunction with the Flag Institute, to select a flag for the county. The winning design, created by ABC member Brady Ells was unveiled at a … Continue reading
17/07/2013 The Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset hoisted the new Somerset County flag after being presented with it by the Chairman of Somerset County Council. http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/News-and-Events/Latest-News/2013/July/17/130717-Royal-Navy-flies-Somerset-flag
A new competition to choose a flag for Durham has been launched http://andystrangeway.wordpress.com/county-durham-flag/ http://andystrangeway.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/terms-conditions1.pdf Durham County Flag – Vote Now http://andystrangeway.wordpress.com/county-durham-flag/
The Cumberland Flag was officially registered as the county’s flag on December 13th 2012, becoming the 26th British county flag. The design is a re-working of the banner of Arms of the former Cumberland County Council. Granted in 1950, the pattern symbolises the coast line, … Continue reading
Click on the link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00zmfd7 to hear Philip Tibbetts interviewed on BBC Hereford and Worcester regarding plans to establish a competition to secure a county flag. Listen from approximately 15 minutes into the programme.
After a lengthy debate regarding an appropriate flag for the county of Staffordshire and following consultation with the Flag Institute we have settled on a proposed design that features a gold Stafford knot on a red background, the original illustration coming from Brady Ells. Brady … Continue reading