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Competition to design county flag
A competition to design a flag for Gloucestershire to celebrate the county's millennium year has been launched.

The new High Sheriff, Jonathan Carr, is offering 250 to the winner.

Historians at an inquiry in Shire Hall last year concluded the county was established in 1007.

Mr Carr said the competition was a good idea in the millennium year, especially as other counties in the region already have their own flags.

A calendar of events promoting the county's culture and heritage has been organised for the millennium year, and residents are being invited to organise their own.

Entries close on 1 March 2008.


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