Commonwealth Flag Raised In Broxtowe Borough

Commonwealth Flag Raised In Broxtowe Borough

13/03/2017 - One of 950 Commonwealth Flags was flown in Broxtowe today, as part of the annual Fly A Flag for the Commonwealth event.

Fly a Flag for CommonwealthThe Commonwealth Flag was raised outside the Town Hall in Beeston at a special ceremony at 10.00am by the Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor Graham Harvey, Deputy Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Mr. Laurence Coppel and 12 year old Alfie Russell from Alderman White School.

The flag was raised alongside others at locations throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK Overseas Territories, and Commonwealth countries.

The Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth initiative, now in its fourth year, is again catching the imagination of thousands of participants from all walks of life, inspiring them to join with others throughout the Commonwealth. As a collective public expression of commitment to the Commonwealth, it enables participants to show appreciation for the values the Commonwealth upholds, and the opportunities offered for friendship and cooperation with fellow Commonwealth young and old citizens around the world.

For more information about the Broxtowe event, please contact Broxtowe Borough Council on the details provided or visit the Council's website.  

Visit for more information about the Fly A Flag for the Commonwealth initiative.


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