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Raising The Flag For The Armed Forces

Armed Forces

7:40am 24th June 2013

An official flag raising ceremony is taking place at Weymouth and Portland Borough Council office's this morning.

Mayor, Ray Banham will be leading the ceremony.

He told Wessex FM: "It is a great honour… Everyone is welcome to the event so I hope local people will come along and join."

The Ministry of Defence want all UK communities to get involved, with the intention that the ceremony is repeated across the country until after Armed Forces Day itself on the 29th June.

Today's ceremony at North Quay starts at 10.30am.

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