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Shetland’s flag has been flown since 1969, the 500th anniversary of Shetland’s transfer from Norwegian to Scottish rule. However it was not until 2005 that the Lord Lyon made an official grant of the flag to the local council, thereby allowing the flag’s registration by … Continue reading

14 October 2012 26 October 2012 start the discussion


  Orkney’s flag received was approved in 2007. For a few decades a flag for Orkney named the The Cross of Saint Magnus, using the colours of the Scottish royal standard in Scandinavian form, a red offset cross on a yellow field, was used. This was ruled … Continue reading

14 January 2012 26 October 2012 start the discussion

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