Flag raised in Workington to honour armed forces


The sacrifices made by armed forces personnel from across the country were honoured at a ceremony in Workington today.

Civic dignitaries, armed forces representatives and Allerdale council members and staff gathered at Allerdale House for a flag-raising ceremony to mark Armed Forces Day.

The event began with a procession through the building's car park before Mayor of Allerdale Mary Bainbridge and the Rev Bryan Rowe gave readings by the flag pole and the flag was lifted.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 4:13PM
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