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Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Dorset Cross becomes Dorset flag

Dorset's first ever official flag has been chosen after a poll attracting thousands of votes.

The Dorset Cross attracted 54% of the 3,868 votes cast in a competition organised by Dorset County Council.

Four designs were shortlisted for the county, which was the only one in the south west without a flag.

Previous attempts to choose a flag for the county lacked support, but it grew with the 2012 Olympics sailing events being held in Weymouth and Portland.

READ MORE - Source: BBC News Wednesday 17th September 2008

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