England has such a vast and varied history, that the political, religious, social, and cultural melting pot we see today is a product of this intriguing past.
Just one part of this history and culture is the vexillology of England and its constituent counties.
You'll find below the news items filed in the category "English Counties".
A new flag will soon be on display throughout the county of Westmorland after a design that had been submitted to the flag commissioning authority was granted approval. Westmorland, now a district of Cumbria, has long been seeking recognition of its presence as a historical county. Thanks to a campaign implemented by the Westmorland Association, […]
When new flagpoles were installed at the Tooley Street offices of a Southwark council building near London Bridge, the Union Jack flag and George Cross flag had to be trimmed in order to fit the new flagpoles. Both flags had to be cut away diagonally which has angered many, including Councillor Peter John, the council […]
In an effort to restore the official flag of Norfolk as a familiar sight in the county, a pub landlord from Norwich is forging ahead with plans to gain support for his plan. The Alexandra Tavern’s landlord, Tiny Little, said that he only became aware of an official flag for Norwich when he was on […]
After being crafted by a local group of hand-crafters, Tarrington proudly displays its new village flag. St Philip and St James Church was chosen as the permanent site for the new flag to be displayed after the flag was unveiled there at the harvest festival. Tarrington Brass Band played a fanfare as the flag, which […]
The annual flag festival in Gloucestershire has been cancelled this year after vandals ruined last year’s festival by ripping down a large number of flags.
The flag of Herefordshire county will be flown over London for two weeks over Christmas. The flag will be raised over the Department for Communities and Local Government for a week longer than all the other British flags, because of how the public holidays fall.
The completion of restoration and renovation work on a 12th century Kent church tower has been marked with the installation of a flagpole.