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County Hall Flies Flag To Mark Armed Forces Day Celebrations

Photo Isle of Wight Council (C).

A flag-raising ceremony at Newport's County Hall has marked Armed Forces Day.

The annual event takes place on the last Saturday in June.

Week-long celebrations started yesterday (Monday).

Picture from right to left: Leader – Isle of Wight Council – Lora Peacey Wilcox, Sgt Matt Symmans, Deputy Lord-Lieutenant Nick Oulton DL

The British Armed Forces Day flag was raised at Isle of Wight Council's HQ, alongside the Union Jack and the Ukrainian flag. 

Among those present at the service were council leader Lora Peacey-Wilcox and High Sheriff Mrs Kay Marriott.