Flying the Red Ensign


To mark this year's Merchant Navy Day, the Town Council will be holding a ceremony and raising the Red Ensign flag on 30th August at 11am.

Merchant Navy day is celebrated on September 3rd every year to raise public awareness of the UK’s ongoing dependence on seafarers and the contribution they make to our daily lives. The Town Council intends to fly the flag from the 30th August and into the first week of September to mark the occasion. A short ceremony, attended by dignitaries and local groups will take place outside the Memorial Institute on Parc y Minos Street on the 30th August where all are welcome to attend.

For more information on Merchant Navy Day please follow this link to Seafarers UK




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