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Westmorland Dales Day July 29th 2018

The extension in 2016 of the Yorkshire Dales National Park into a large area of Westmorland (and a small area of Lancashire) was controversial at the time, with many fearing the imposition of a “Yorkshire Dales” identity on areas not in Yorkshire. Happily, the national … Continue reading

4 July 2018 5 July 2018 4 responses

Suffolk Day Celebrations

The second Suffolk Day was celebrated on June 21st 2018 with events across the county. The official launch was held in Sudbury where town mayor Sue Ayres was joined by fellow Suffolk ceremonial leaders, councillors, public figures and special guests outside Sudbury Town Hall, as … Continue reading

Real Lancashire Boundary Walk

Philip Walsh, Chairman of Friends of Real Lancashire, has set off on his one man walk around the Palatine of Lancashire’s boundary at total of 417 miles.  He will be joined by members of FORL at various stages along the route so if you see … Continue reading

9 June 2018 12 March 2019 2 responses

Wiltshire Day Celebrations

We are delighted to report that Wiltshire is the latest county to adopt a county day. Wiltshire Day is held on 5th June and is a chance for Wiltshire people to celebrate the county’s people and places, its rich history and heritage, its remarkable and beautiful … Continue reading

British County Flags in Review

Britco Flags publishes a growing number of YouTube videos featuring British County flags. Their latest is a review of the currently registered flags of Great Britain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-XQvdQesUI&feature=youtu.be

East Lothian flag competition launched.

A competition has been launched to design a flag for East Lothian http://www.eastlothiancourier.com/news/15694243.Your_chance_to_design_a_flag_for_East_Lothian/      

Warwickshire Society launched

The Warwickshire Society is a new organisation which aims to promote pride in the great county of Warwickshire, celebrate its traditions and educate people about its history. Initially the Society will focus on promoting the Warwickshire flag which was registered on August 15th 2016. The flag … Continue reading

Oxfordshire flag registered.

The Flag Institute has added the Oxfordshire county flag to its registry. The body agreed to register Oxfordshire’s flag in May 2017 but only recently finalised a design which it deemed satisfactory. The original registration request was submitted in February 2017. The design of white … Continue reading

Suffolk flag registered.

The Flag Institute has today added the flag of Suffolk to its registry. A banner of the traditional arms of Saint Edmund, the county’s patron saint, the Flag Institute agreed to register the design in September 2017, following its display by Suffolk County Council on … Continue reading

9 October 2017 2 responses

Sutherland flag competition.

The county of Sutherland conducted its flag competition in September 2017. The county is now set to become the fifth of thirty-four Scottish counties to secure its own distinct flag and the third mainland county to do so, following its neighbour Caithness in January 2016 … Continue reading



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