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St George's flag unfurled for first time

PUBLISHED: 11:21 22 April 2010 | UPDATED: 17:50 25 August 2010

THE English flag is being flown at six key sites across the borough to mark St George s Day.

THE English flag is being flown at six key sites across the borough to mark St George's Day.

Bexley council will fly the red and white flags on its buildings for the first time, having picking up some criticism for not doing so in previous years.

A citizenship ceremony will also be held tomorrow at Manor House, Sidcup, to welcome Bexley's newest members of the community.

St George's flag was raised on Monday and will be flying all week at six key sites across Bexley.

Bexley mayor Bernard Clewes is due to host a St George's Day Charity Ball at the Marriott Hotel, in Broadway, Bexleyheath, tomorrow evening.

It is a dinner-dance with a 70s band. Tickets and further details are available by calling 020 8294 6153.

Schools have also been invited to join in the St George's Day themed dinners put on by Harrison's Catering Services, the council's school meal contractor.

The mayor will visit Royal Park Primary School to taste their traditional English dinner of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding.

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