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Cambridgeshire Flag Competition Underway

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: Design A The wavy light blue stripe represents the river Cam/Granta; it is crossed by a vertical dark blue stripe … Continue reading

Northamptonshire County Flag Competition

The Northamptonshire county flag competition has reached the voting stage with four finalists selected. The four finalists can be viewed at and you can vote for your preference at You may also vote there for a Northamptonshire Day from amongst several options.

25 February 2014 start the discussion

County Durham – Winning Entry In Competition

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  and here and here        

24 November 2013 start the discussion


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

11 November 2013 12 September 2014 start the discussion

Somerset flag presentation.

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.

22 July 2013 4 February 2014 start the discussion

County Durham Flag Competition launched

A new competition to choose a flag for Durham has been launched   Durham County Flag – Vote Now

1 July 2013 23 September 2013 start the discussion

The newly registered county flag of Cumberland in flight at Beacon Edge

27 January 2013 4 February 2014 start the discussion

Cumberland Flag registered.

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

13 December 2012 start the discussion


Click on the link 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.

Robbie Williams – a fan of the Staffordshire Knot.

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

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