For the first time ever, Corby, along with local authorities and civic dignitaries, community groups and charities around Britain, will be holding a ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day.
The Mayor of Corby, Cllr Judy Caine, is inviting residents to join the celebration as a flag is raised outside Corby Cube at 10am on Monday,March 10.
A specially-written Commonwealth Affirmation will be read out at each ceremony before the raising of the Commonwealth flag.
Cllr Caine said:”We are very proud to be taking part in the Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth event. It expresses a very real spirit of friendship and motivation towards the shared goals and values between Commonwealth members.
“We hope that residents will be able to come out and help us support the celebration that will be taking part across the 53 Commonwealth countries.”