|Flag Type:||Island Flag|
|Flag Date:||24th May 2017|
|Adoption Route:||Letter Patent (Lord Lyon) via Community Councils & Landlord|
|UK Design Code:||UNKG7458|
|Pantone® Colours:||Green 347, White, Blue 286|
|Certification:||Lord Lyon King of Arms, Dr Joseph Morrow|
The South Uist Flag is a community flag proclaiming the unique identity of this Hebridean island.
The South Uist flag displays a fimbriated Nordic cross modelled on the Norwegian flag, but with a green field. It has been well established in South Uist over the last decade. Its origins are uncertain but may derive from a 2003 Western Isles proposal or earlier internet proposals.
The community landlord Stòras Uibhist made the formal submission, responding to a petition organised by former local councillor Donnie Steele and signed off by the South Uist Community Council. The petition also received the approval of the Western Isles Council.
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