VIDEO: Flag raised for Commonwealth Day

The Mayor of Crawley, Cllr Bob Burgess, raised the Commonwealth flag outside the Town Hall to mark Commonwealth Day today (March 10).

Before raising the flag, Cllr Burgess read out the Commonwealth Affirmation.

He read: “We raise this flag as a symbol of the ties of friendship we cherish, affirming our kinship and common purpose for building for the future towards shared goals of development and democracy.”

More than 500 flags around the UK were raised to mark the occasion.