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[Flag of Nottinghamshire, England] image located by Jason Saber, 19 May 2011

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Nottinghamshire Flag

The flag of Nottinghamshire was unveiled at the Flag Institute’s Spring meeting on Saturday (14th May).
Jason Saber, 19 May 2011

Presumably the figure in the centre is meant to represent the folk hero, Robin Hood, who has long been associated with Nottingham.
James Dignan, 20 May 2011

Andy Whittaker, of BBC Nottingham, organized the vote following a suggestion by two of his listeners, Jane Bealby and Mike Gaunt. The final design was made up of elements from the designs submitted by a number of people to the radio station for consideration as the new county flag.

Flag Type: County Flag
Flag Date: 20th May 2011
Flag Designer: Unknown
Adoption Route: Popular Vote
UK Design Code: UNKG7422
Aspect Ratio: 3:5
Pantone® Colours: Green 364, White, Red 186
Valentin Poposki, 2 July 2020

Nottinghamshire County Council

The website of Newton Newton Flags shows a flag for Nottinghamshire County Council as a green flag with a voided yellow rectangle, within which is the County
Council's logo - a white "n" bearing a yellow oak tree. The tree represents Sherwood Forest.
Laurence Jones, 10 October 2005

Commercial flag

[Flag for Nottinghamshire] located by Ian MacDonald, 14 July 2010


This flag is being marketed for Nottinghamshire. records:

The flag is based loosely on the County coat of arms, it features a tree representing Sherwood Forest, the wave is the river Trent.

Ian MacDonald, 14 July 2010

2011 proposals

Voting has just opened on the BBC Nottingham web site at for a Nottinghamshire flag. There is a selection of pictures of short listed designs elsewhere on the BBC web site here: which shows that this process has seemingly taken about eight months to get from design stage to selection of short list.
Colin Dobson, 31 March 2011