Fly the flag for the Commonwealth in 2017
Monday 13th March 2017 will mark the Fly the Flag for Commonwealth day. NALC is urging all local councils to get involved in these important celebrations.
Monday 14th March this year marked Commonwealth Day 2016. Over 900 Commonwealth Flags were raised together at 10am that morning by local authorities (including over 200 parish and town councils) and a small number of others, throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, UK Overseas Territories.
This was the largest, single, raising of the Commonwealth flag in the history of the Commonwealth which bodes well for the future, especially as this event is to become an annual occasion growing in size and stature over the next few years, involving the countries and communities of all the other 52 Commonwealth countries on Commonwealth Day each year, (which always falls on the second Monday in March).