County Raises Flag To Respect Armed Forces

Armed Forces Day

3:40pm 20th June 2011
(Updated 3:42pm 20th June 2011)

A dozen military personnel from RAF Halton - took part in a flag-raising ceremony in Aylesbury today - to mark Armed Forces Day.

The 12 soldiers paraded to the front of Buckingham County Council, before raising a special Armed Forces Day flag.

The day will then be celebrated with the group "Blue", taking part in a concert at Aylesbury Rugby club on Saturday.

Click HERE to see the Buckinghamshire County Council video coverage of today's flag raising - and hear why the area believes it's so important to mark the work of our brave servicemen and women.

Share This Story

Submit this page to redditDelicious
Email Icon Get the latest local news direct to your inbox.
Sign up now for our email updates
.

Comments

No comments have been posted and approved yet.

Submit a Comment

Please log in to comment on this page.

Suggested articles
Simone and Allan Sheppard

Aylesbury daughter trying to raise £60,000 for dad's treatment

A daughter from Aylesbury whose Dad has been in hospital for two years is trying to raise enough money to treat him privately.

AVDC-and-BCC

Bucks' Councils want TWO new councils to cover all of the county

The four district councils will submit an application to the government to have two councils with a north/south split

Most read
Fireworks

Aylesbury's biggest fireworks event cancelled forever

The Rugby Club say they can't afford to run it anymore, after spiraling costs and anti-social behaviour this year.

Jamie Drake

Missing Teenager Found

Jamie Drake had been reported missing for four days but was found in Berkhamsted.

Newer article

MP's Begin To Hear Submissions Over HS-2

Local: Commons Transport Committee start to hear from witnesses to the pros and cons of High Speed Rail today.

Older article

Aylesbury Prisoner Found After Going AWOL

Local: Day release inmate failed to return to HMP Grendon.

Top articles

4-year-old dies after crash in Thame

Local: He was on his way to hospital when he passed away

Ipswich: Teenager charged with murder of two men

National: A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a man and a teenager in Ipswich, Suffolk Police has said.

HS2: 'It's Stolen My Time & Things I'd Promised Myself For 40 Years'

Local: Stan Mason is 79 and has been fighting the High Speed route for over 6 years. We wanted to see how that's affected him

Patti Smith forgets lines while performing Bob Dylan Nobel tribute

Showbiz: Patti Smith has given a stumbling performance of Bob Dylan's A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall at a gala ceremony for Nobel laureates.

Badminton and wheelchair rugby among sports to lose Olympic funding

Sport: Archery, badminton, fencing, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby will not get funding in the run up to the Tokyo Olympics.

Two blasts outside Istanbul stadium 'kill at least 13'

World: At least 13 people have been killed in two explosions outside a football stadium in Istanbul, it has been claimed.

 

 

Close

We Use Cookies

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer.

By using this website you accept the use of cookies as explained in the terms of our cookie policy.