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More history in the making as Commonwealth flag flies high on Monday 12 March

Published on Monday, 12th March 2018

Maldon District Council will be flying a special flag outside the Council Offices, Princes Road in Maldon to mark Commonwealth Day on – Monday 12 March.

More than 950 Commonwealth flags will be raised in locations throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK overseas territories and Commonwealth countries on Monday 12 March – Commonwealth Day 2018.

Cllr Henry Bass, Chairman of Maldon District Council, said: “Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth initiative, is now in its fourth year.  It continues to catch the imagination of thousands of participants from all walks of life, inspiring them to join with others throughout the Commonwealth.

“It demonstrates a collective public expression of commitment to the Commonwealth.  It enables participants to show their appreciation for the values the Commonwealth upholds and the opportunities offered for friendship and cooperation with fellow Commonwealth residents around the world.”

For more information visit the Commonwealth web site.