Category Archives: County Durham

UKIP Official Insults Yorkshire Flag

Yesterday I received an email from Colin Hill, Secretary of East Yorkshire UKIP, in which he stated: “Nobody cares about the colour tone of an invented flag Andy. Real flags are what people fight under and die for. They aren’t … Continue reading

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Tripoint 6 – County Durham – Cumberland – Northumberland

The tripoint of County Durham, Cumberland and Northumberland  is the watershed on Slate Hill, Nenthead. In the photo below the tripoint can be seen at the post to the left of the photo. A cairn is slowly being built to the … Continue reading

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HCFD – County Durham Flags

A selection of County Durham flags flown on Historic County Flags Day.

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Historic County Flags Day – Media Coverage

The article below appeared in the Chilton Chapter on 18th July 2014.

Posted in County Durham, Flags

County Durham Flags Distributed

I am pleased to announce that the fifty County Durham flags have been distributed for Historic County Flags Day on Wednesday 23rd July 2014 to: Durham County Council x 25 Durham Police Headquarters Beamish Musuem Barnard Castle Bowes Museum Castle Dene … Continue reading

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Fifty County Durham Flags

Tomorrow I will be sending 50 County Durham flags to County Durham for Historic County Flags Day.  

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Yorkshire/County Durham Boundary Signs

Over the past week there has been discussion regards Yorkshire boundary signs in the Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council area south of the River Tees.As Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council administers part of Yorkshire and County Durham I believe it appropriate that signs are not … Continue reading

Posted in County Durham, Yorkshire, Yorkshire Boundary

County Durham Map

These maps are free to use. For further information please see County Durham.

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April 1st 1974

On this date I was a young lad who had gone to bed the previous night in the East Riding and woke up in Humberside or so the powers that be like us to believe. The truth is that the … Continue reading

Posted in County Durham, East Riding, Flags, Yorkshire

DCC Fly Flag For County Durham Day

I am pleased to announce that Durham County Council will be flying the County Durham flag from the grounds of County Hall, Durham on Thursday. Sadly the size of the flag donated by the Association of British Counties is a bit … Continue reading

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