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Uttlesford Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth

Uttlesford District Council joined hundreds of other locations around the world in flying a flag for the Commonwealth today (13 March).

Commonwealth Flag 2017

Cllr John Davey, the chairman of the council, read out a message from the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, and then a specially-written affirmation before raising the Commonwealth Flag at full mast outside the Council Offices in Saffron Walden.

This was one of more than 950 locations to be involved in the collective expression of commitment of all Commonwealth member states to democracy, development and respect for diversity.

For more information, visit www.flyaflagforthecommonwealth.co.uk.

13 March 2017