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Ceremonial English County

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[Cambridge County flag] image by Jason Saber, 1 February 2015

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Cambridgeshire Flag

A Cambridgeshire Flag Competition has been launched.
Jason Saber, 18 May 2014

The new flag of Cambridgeshire has been announced. The design by Brady Ells has three gold crowns to represent East Anglia, in which Cambridgeshire is located. They are placed against a blue field which is the same shade used on the East Anglia flag. The wavy lines represent the River Cam and are in the colours of Cambridge University. (source)
Jason Saber, 1 February 2015

Registered on February 1st 2015, the day it was announced as the winning design in a competition held to select a flag for the county, which had been organised by adventurer and campaigner Andy Strangeway in conjunction with the Flag Institute. The competition ran in 2014 and was endorsed by several local authorities. This winning design was one of six finalists selected from the original submissions, by a selection panel that included local county councillors. (source)

  1. Flag Type: County Flag
  2. Flag Date: 1st February 2015
  3. Flag Designer: Brady Ells
  4. Adoption Route: Public Vote
  5. UK Design Code: UNKG7449
  6. Aspect Ratio: 3:5
  7. Pantone© Colours: Royal Blue 286, Yellow 109, Cambridge Blue 557
Source: The Flag Institute - Cambridgeshire Flag
Valentin Poposki, 27 June 2020

It should be noted that Ceremonial Cambridgeshire includes the traditional Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire counties.
Pete Loeser, 9 September 2020

Cambridge County Council flag

[Cambridge County Council flag] Image by Pete Loeser, 9 September 2020
Based on this photo located by Andy Strangeway, 9 May 2014

This flag belongs to Cambridgeshire County Council and can only be used by the CCC or those given permission to use it.
Andy Strangeway, 9 May 2014