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In the News (Wed 21 Aug 19)

  
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You are never far from the sea, from historic fishing villages to sophisticated resort towns and over 400 beaches to choose from.
Many gardens are the setting for historic houses and stately homes, each with a story to tell of the early plant hunters who brought colour to our shores for you to enjoy.
With more on offer than scones, clotted cream and pasties, Cornwall and Devon are extremely popular for their seafront cafes, specialist restaurants and friendly bistros using local produce fresh from the markets.
www.cornwall-devon.com   (410 words)

  
  ASP: A Flag for Mars
A flag's purpose is to represent a place, organization or person, generally on a rectangular piece of cloth, to be seen at a distance, often moving, and to be reproduced in quantity and in many sizes.
A flag to represent a planet should be distinct and not easily mistaken for a national flag.
The width of a flag is measured along the hoist edge, the side that is affixed to the pole.
www.astrosociety.org /education/publications/tnl/66/flag.html   (797 words)

  
 Flag of Devon -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Although the Devon Flag is therefore relatively new, the colours of the flag are those popularly identified with Devon (e.g.
The Devon Flag is made of three colours - green (Pantone 348), fl and white.
The green represents the colour of the rolling and lush Devon hills, the fl represents the high and windswept Moors (Dartmoor and Exmoor) and the white represents both the salt spray of Devon's two coastlines and the China Clay/Kaolin industry (and mining in general).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fl/flag_of_devon.htm   (130 words)

  
 Devon Article, Devon Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Devon is a county in South West England, bordering on Cornwall to the west, Dorset and Somerset to the east.
Devon also retained a number of Celtic customs (such as its own form of Celtic wrestling when asrecently as the nineteenth century a crowd of 17,000 at Devonport (Plymouth)attended a match between the champions of Devon and Cornwall).
Devon and South Devon are bothused as the names of breeds of cattle that originated in the county.
www.anoca.org /county/river/devon.html   (1367 words)

  
 Articles - Devon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Devon is also known for its mariners, such as Sir Francis Drake, Sir Humphrey Gilbert, Sir Richard Grenville and Sir Walter Raleigh, and as the childhood home of psychology pioneer Raymond Cattell.
Devon is one of the rural counties, with the advantages and problems characteristic of these.
Devon and South Devon are breeds of cattle that originated in the county.
www.bowling-balls.net /articles/Devon   (1024 words)

  
 Devon@Everything2.com
Note that Devon (the county) is properly pronounced by Devonians as something along the lines of "De'm'n", very hard to type.
Devon is located in the British Westcountry and is largely a tourist county, with Dartmoor taking up around three quarters of it it has room for little else.
Devon (pronounced to rhyme with Kevin), has its roots in the Gaelic word for "poet" or "bard".
everything2.com /index.pl?node=Devon   (723 words)

  
 Tyr-Gwyr-Gweryn
Secondly, although the flag is said to be non-political, with one promoter disarmingly describing it as "a simple, honest flag" (WMN July 26th 2006), evidence to the contrary leads many to question this.
On June4 2004 it was reported that the Devon Flag is to be associated with St Petroc.
Yet Mr Turner's proposal that the Devon Flag be associated with the non-English born St Petroc was accepted by the DFG.
www.kernowtgg.co.uk /devon01.html   (1374 words)

  
 Devon Flag Group
Although the Devon Flag is therefore relatively new, the colours of the flag are those popularly identified with Devon (eg the colours of its Rugby team), and Viscount (or Lord) Exmouth flew a Green and White Flag at the Battle of Algiers (now on view at the Teign Valley Museum).
The Green represents the colour of the rolling and lush Devon hills, the Black represents the high and windswept Moors (Dartmoor and Exmoor) and the White represents both the salt spray of Devon's two coastlines and the China Clay/Kaolin industry (and mining in general).
We also suggest the Devon Flag be flown at local events such as the Dartmouth Regatta, The Hunting of the Earl of Rhone in Combe Martin etc.., whenever Devon's Rugby team are playing and the day after each win.
members.fortunecity.com /devonflaggroup   (698 words)

  
 Devon Flag - Badges, Flags and other Devon Flag branded merchandise.
Dartmouth Mariner and Devon Flag Group member, Kevin Pyne has composed a poem.
The Devon Flag Group have released a list of suggested flying days for the new Devon Flag, though there is no excuse not to fly it every day!!
The concept of a Devon flag was initially put forward during a discussion on BBC Devon's web-site.
www.devonflag.co.uk /cart.asp   (240 words)

  
 Terwilliger Associates - Antique American Flag Exhibit
The flag of the twenty stars remained valid for the shortest, period from April 13, 1818 to July 4, 1819.
In contract to the preceding, this flag, also of thirty-one stars, is of the "scatter" pattern, with the stars seemingly thrown haphazard on the blue ground, forming a scintillating constellation.
But, if the flag is placed upright, it will be seen that the arrangement also depicts the shape of an hour-glass with two stars representing two centuries, in the process of dropping to the bottom of the glass.
www.cterwilliger.com /flags/flags2.html   (1655 words)

  
 MuchMusic.com | Personalities
Devon's MuchMantra: "Surround me in music." And that's exactly what's happened ever since this stylish Montrealer beat out 2,500 hopefuls from coast-to-coast in The 2004 MuchMusic VJ Search and started working at Much in March 2004.
Comfortable in his own skin, Devon's always ready to voice his informed opinion and dish an intelligent take on the topic at hand — two of many abilities he is honing in over a year on the job at Much.
Meshed with his journalistic instinct and crack musical knowledge is Devon's free spirit: he lives for the moment, vows to have fun and believes in keeping things on a positive tip.
www.muchmusic.com /tv/personalities/devonsoltendieck   (375 words)

  
 Latest Campaign News
His Wiltshire Flag website went live on Monday and now he is contacting influential groups and companies around the county to help turn the dream into a reality.
Devon's flag, a white and fl cross on a green backdrop, was introduced in 2003 after a poll by BBC Devon for the best design.
The green represents the colour of the county's lush hills, the fl represents the high and windswept moors and the white represents the salt spray of Devon's two coastlines and its china clay industry.
www.geocities.com /wiltshireflag/news.htm   (1088 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Devon | Devon flag goes global
Devon ex-pats from as far away as Australia and Canada have been sending photographs to the BBC Devon site proudly displaying the distinctive green and white flag.
And commercial flag makers are now offering the flag at prices ranging from £7 for a small flag to £95 for a full size version.
The winning flag was designed by BBC Devon contributor Ryan Sealey, his design receiving 49% of the total votes cast in the final count.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/devon/2961956.stm   (254 words)

  
 Devon Flag Just £8.99 Devon Flag
There's nothing like a flag to act as a symbol of pride and identity to promote a particular country or region.
Cornwall has one and so does Yorkshire and Kent, but until now Devon has made do without a flag.But many Devonians have long felt that Devon was in need of an easily recognised flag to help promote Devon products and tourism.
The idea of a flag for Devon was first raised on the BBC Devon website.
www.theflagshop.co.uk /en-gb/dept_22.html   (168 words)

  
 Devon Flag Bumper Stickers
Devon Flag bumper stickers are available for only £1.50 each (or A$3.75) plus postage
They are generously proportioned at 12 cm by 10 cm (4.75 inches by 4 inches approx) and have a high gloss finish.
There are other Devon Flag products available as well, such as this car window sticker.
users.senet.com.au /~dewnans/bumperstickers.html   (332 words)

  
 World History :: Encyclopedia Index -- Fl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Flag of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/Fl.htm   (116 words)

  
 Devon, England
The flag was designed by one of many contributors to a discussion originating on the BBC Devon web-site, which resulted in two 'internet based' polls attracting hundreds of votes.
Of course the Devon Flag can be flown on any day, but for those people or organizations that have a range of flags (and limited flagpoles) it was believed useful to focus on some specific days which are special to Devon, and on which the flying of the Devon Flag is most appropriate.
On a leaflet advertising the town of Ilfracombe is shown a flag of North Devon.
www.allstates-flag.com /fotw/flags/gb-e-dev.html   (887 words)

  
 Scotland The Brave Flag(flag of Scotland The Brave)Scotland The Brave flags
Flags are manufactured from washable colourfast polyester fabric (40 °C wash) with brass eyelets on the left for flag poles.
We offer top quality polyester Scotland The Brave flags made by a leading UK Flag company from durable polyester.They are made of coloured polyester material and are a great feature for organizations who fly Scotland The Brave Flags on a every day basis.
We stock the Scotland The Brave flag in Feet and Inches 5' x 3' or Metres 1.5 x 0.9m We aim to deliver to European destinations within three working days and worldwide within five.
www.qualityflags.co.uk /scotland_the_brave.htm   (188 words)

  
 Flagwire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Flag carriers reached the Atlantic Ocean as they finished carrying a 1 ¼-mile-long rainbow flag down Duval Street in Key West, Florida, June 15, 200...
Proud Devonians from South Devon can now fly the flag of their county for the first time.A flag for Devon has been produced over the past 12 months an...
This flag may be purchased HERE   St George is the patron saint of England and among the most famous of Christian figures.
www.flagwire.com /index.php?doc=29&p=38   (518 words)

  
 Other reported Hebridean flags (United Kingdom)
This flag was seen flying about three years ago - apparently in front of a house owned by Norwegian people which lies on the road from Stornoway to the airport.
I want to suggest that this flag of the Isle of Lewis (Eilean Leodhas) is a made up flag because on numerous visits to the Island I have never seen it (and I´m someone who always looks out for flags).
The flags commonly seen are the St Andrews Cross and the occasional flag of Nova Scotia.
www.crwflags.com /FOTW/flags/gb!heb.html   (1302 words)

  
 The Huntingdonshire Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The flag appears in the crest; a red lion holds aloft a flag-staff and that flag is a banner representing Huntingdonshire.
The flag is heraldically described as "Vert charged with a hunting horn stringed or", or in plain English green with a gold, ribboned hunting horn.
The Huntingdonshire Flag is not just for Huntingdonshire Day; our county flag is a fine way to celebrate our love for our great little county throughout the year.
www.rahbarnes.demon.co.uk /hunts/flag.htm   (337 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | England | Devon | Flying the flag for Devon
The image is to be registered with the Flag Institute.
Bob Burns, a Devonian now living in North Lincolnshire, is one of those who started the original debate on a flag for Devon.
Commercial flag makers are already offering the Devon flag at prices ranging from £7 for a small flag to £95 for a full size version.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/devon/3012285.stm   (335 words)

  
 CNN - Official 'Mars flag' unfurls in space - January 7, 2000
The design of the martian flag carried onboard Discovery was originally proposed by NASA engineer and Mars Arctic Research Station task force leader Pascal Lee during a summer 1999 site selection expedition to Devon Island, where the outpost will be located.
Scientists say the polar desert of Devon Island, part of the Queen Elizabeth Islands between Baffin Bay and the Arctic Ocean, exhibits geological and glacial features that resemble features on Mars.
The martian flag "has now been honored by a vessel of the leading spacefaring nation of the Earth," the society said.
archives.cnn.com /2000/TECH/space/01/07/mars.flag/index.html   (538 words)

  
 The 'Red Flag Act' - [ The Devon & Cornwall Safety Camera Partnership ]
The existence of laws to control traffic long pre-dates the invention of the motor car.
Act required three drivers for each vehicle - 2 to travel in the vehicle and one to walk ahead carrying a red flag...
Devon and Cornwall Safety Camera Partnership is not responsible for the content of external websites.
www.devon-cornwall.police.uk /dcsc/factfigs/redflag.htm   (390 words)

  
 Bronze Griffin | An electronic den of obscurity.
The flag was placed in the attic for some reason.
Pirate flags did not have eye patches in the 17th and 18th Centuries.
That rainbow flag at the top is the Gay Pride flag, though it used as a generic pride flag.
www.freewebs.com /bronzegriffin/flags.htm   (307 words)

  
 Devon Flag designs
Following a personal request the Devon Flag has been dedicated to St Petrock (or Petroc), who is a Celtic saint who frequented Devon & Cornwall.
Most designers incorporated green because it is a reflection of Devon's rolling countryside and it features in Devon's representative colours as worn by such teams as Devon's Rugby Union team.
Devonians were asked to choose their own flag early in the new century.
users.senet.com.au /~dewnans/Devon_Flag_Designs.html   (609 words)

  
 Devon Cliffs Caravans
Devon Cliffs is one of the flag ship parks set overlooking Sandy Bay on one side and with lovely Budleigh Bay on the side.
Cliffs you are spoilt for choice fish and chips, Burgers, Indian, Chinese or an American menu in the Boardwalk, nachos and steaks or you can go to the Beachcomber which is next to the beach for your evening meal which serves a variety of meals.
Devon Cliffs offers a lively entertainment program which includes your favourites such as Bradley Bear Club, Rory Tiger club, Teen Club, Pantomimes and a and nightly live cabaret for young and old alike.
www.devoncliffs.org.uk   (386 words)

  
 BBC - Devon - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
A386 Devon - Accident on Tavistock Road southbound from the George Junction junction in Plymouth, one lane blocked.
PhoenixSounds III in Exeter is a chance for local unsigned bands to perform live.
Devon's rugby team are in the county championship final for the fourth successive year.
www.topproxy.net /index.php?q=aHR0cDovL3d3dy5iYmMuY28udWsvZGV2b24v   (147 words)

  
 BBC - Devon Photo Galleries - Take a browse through our gallery full of photos of the Devon flag
The green, fl and white emblem - designed and chosen by BBC Devon Online users - is now fluttering across Devon and around the world.
A new style for our flag gallery - click on the link on the final page to go back to the photos on the old style pages.
We are unable to publish other people's work without their permission.
www.bbc.co.uk /devon/discovering/devon_flag/frontpage.shtml   (255 words)

  
 Product Listing - BRITAIN/UK_FLAGS
Flag size 5 ' x 3' (1500mm x 900mm) Brass rings fixings Content - 100% polyester
Flag size 8 ' x 5' (2.5m x 1.5m) 2x Brass holes at one end.
Triple your patriotism with this pack of three great flags.
flagman.org.uk /shop/agora.cgi?cart_id=9999999.99999*PF8l-4&product=BRITAIN/UK_FLAGS   (254 words)

  
 Buy Car Aerial flags direct from "The Flag Loft".
These flags are designed to fit over a standard car aerial.
They are made from 100% white polyester with the flag design or logo printed onto the centre of the flag.
Should any item not arrive with the customer in the condition described our policy is to provide a refund on receipt of the returned item.
www.the-flag-loft.co.uk /CarAerialFlags.htm   (235 words)

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