Screen Shot 2016-03-13 at 11.38.52THE Commonwealth Flag will be flying high over Stockton Town Hall on Monday 14 March.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council will join hundreds of local authorities and community organisations by flying a flag during Commonwealth Day.

The day celebrates the United Kingdom’s commitment to the Commonwealth, the values it stands for and the opportunities offered to its citizens around the world.

Mayor of Stockton, Councillor Ian Dalgarno, said: “Every part of the UK has an important role in promoting what it means to be part of the Commonwealth and I’m pleased that Stockton Borough has this opportunity to publically recognise that.”