Source: BAE Systems Philip is a Strategy Analyst with the Combat Air & International Strategy team; responsible for International Market Analysis. Supporting communities Philip works as the Community Vexillologist for the Flag Institute, which primarily involves engaging, liaising and supporting local and regional communities who are seeking to develop a flag and have it included […]
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The village of Evenley in Northamptonshire has decided to go ahead with a flag competition and would like to invite Flag Institute members and any other vexillologists to submit proposals. Submissions should be made over the Christmas and New Year period either via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or posted to: Joyce Stevens (Parish Clerk) Evenley Parish Council […]
The competition to select a flag for Northamptonshire has now reached the voting stage, after four finalists were selected by a judging panel which included Flag Institute representation. People will also be asked to vote for their preferred dates for a county flag flying day – known as Northamptonshire Day. Voting can be done by […]
The competition to select a new flag for County Durham is in full swing and has attracted some very strong designs. Full details and your chance to vote can be found here. Make sure you visit soon as voting concludes on 20 October.
Today at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) the Flag Institute launched its latest flag guide, Creating Local & Community Flags, which aims to help communities design their own flags or organise a competition to design one. DCLG has issued a press release, which can be read here: “New guide for communities to […]
Flag Institute member Andy Strangeway is coordinating the competition to design and select the new flag for County Durham. As he and others have pointed out, County Durham is now the only historic northern county not to have its own flag… Lets hope we get that rectified soon! For more information and details on how […]
Mr Pickles unveiling his proposals at the Flag Institute Spring Meeting in 2011 The following press release is the official Flag Institute response to the announcement by the Department for Communities and Local Government on the relaxation of UK flag regulations on 20 September 2012: The United Kingdom is Unique The UK is perhaps […]