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Red Ensign flies in honour of the Merchant Navy

  The Red Ensign is flying at County Hall in recognition of Merchant Navy Day today (3 Sept). Somerset County Council is joining local authorities across the country in flying the flag, raising awareness of the UK’s on-going dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers and remembering the wartime sacrifices they made. The Second World War broke […]

Red Ensign Flag raised to celebrate Merchant Navy Day

Somerset County Council is proudly joining a host of Local Authorities across the country in raising the Red Ensign flag to celebrate Merchant Navy Day. Supporting a nationwide call from the Seafarers UK charity the UK Merchant Navy’s official flag, the Red Ensign, will be flying on public buildings and landmark flagstaffs across the land […]

Red Ensign Flag raised to say ‘Thank You Seafarers’ on Merchant Navy Day

Somerset County Council proudly joined a host of Local Authorities across the country today (Thursday 3 September) in raising the Red Ensign flag to thank our many seafarers. Supporting a nationwide call from the Seafarers UK charity and the Merchant Navy Association, the UK Merchant Navy’s official flag, the Red Ensign, is flying on public […]