Two BBC Radio Nottingham listeners have sparked a campaign for an official flag for Nottinghamshire. Jane Bealby and Mike Gaunt both separately contacted presenter Andy Whittaker with the idea. Flag design by Mike Gaunt.
Andy Whittaker mentioned the idea on his breakfast show in June 2010 and he was overwhelmed by the response. Suggested flag design by Matthew Humphreys.
Whilst there is an unofficial design on the internet (pictured), most callers to Andy's show thought that something new was needed. Send in your designs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Many other counties already have a flag, amongst them Lincolnshire, Cornwall, Devon, Yorkshire and Derbyshire but there is not currently a flag for Nottinghamshire registered with the Flag Instituite. Design by Richard Odams.
The Flag Institute state that simple designs make a good flag. "A Sherwood Forest green cross on a white background would look great on t-shirts," Neil Heath said of his design.
"My design incorporates the Major Oak, city coat of ams, Nottingham Castle and Robin Hood using the colours green, white and black as they are bold and stand out," said Richard Woodcock.
Aritst Dave Bishop suggested a "Stag Flag" for Nottinghamshire. E-mail your flag designs to email@example.com
"My design has the red St George's cross of England edged in white. The background is green, specifically Lincoln green, which is the shade associated with Robin Hood," Thomas Randall, Arnold.
Flag for Nottinghamshire designed by Bob Renshaw, from Boughton, incorporating a stag, the colour green and the letter 'n' for Nottinghamshire.
In 2009, Anthony D Beardsley sent Nottingham City Council his proposed design for a Nottinghamshire flag (pictured).
Ivor Munn has designed a flag with the 'Sherwood green' of Nottinghamshire and the cross of St George with an arrow to represent Robin Hood.
This flag, designed by Tony O'Neill, incorporates Nottinghamshire's coat of arms, with the city's coat of arms in the centre.
Richard Williams said he has used the official Nottinghamshire colours of green and gold with the city shield in a blue field on the canton.
Tony Field from Mansfield opted for a Nottinghamshire flag with what he considers the primary colours of the county with a reference to Robin Hood.
Flag for Nottinghamshire designed by John Smith.
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