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Flag At Half Mast #1029510
25th Jan 2017 3:01pm
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I noticed that Birkenhead Town Hall flag was at half mast today (25/1/2017), has anyone any idea why?

The Wirral flag protocol is HERE


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Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029515
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Apart from a Saudi Prince being executed today, there seems too be no other information available.

Maybe the string is broken, or the last man forgot to pull it down again.


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Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: granny] #1029526
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Granny your reply was very amusing. Do you think a local councillor has died?

Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: paxvobiscum] #1029539
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Don't know if they fly the flag at half mast for a Councillor, Pax. Maybe, but there still doesn't seem to be a mention of any one of them.


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Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029540
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This was the Union Jack so wouldn't be for a councillor (the Local Authority flag is used in that situation - see protocol in first post).


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029544
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Could it have been for Lord Snowden, even though he was buried about 3 days ago or maybe more ?

Last edited by granny; 25th Jan 2017 11:26pm.

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Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029547
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Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: NBSM51] #1029548
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Originally Posted by NBSM51


Good thought but again it should be the Local Authority Flag, not the Union Flag.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Flag At Half Mast [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029681
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Its to mark the end of free parking...........

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Originally Posted by oldpm01
Its to mark the end of free parking...........


Top answer laugh


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