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Exmoor launches competition to create region’s official flag

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By Peter Brown 13th June 2014

CREATIVE minds are to be given the chance to become part of North Devon history by designing the first ever official flag for Exmoor.

A competition will be launched on Monday to find the eye-catching design which will be used to represent the area – encompassing the national park and surrounding communities.

The project has been organised to celebrate 60 years since the national park was founded, and will see the park become the first in the country to have its own flag.

The first round of judging will be conducted by a panel made up from local residents, members of the Flag Institute and the Exmoor Flag Project team.

A shortlist of 4 designs will be put forward to a public vote and the winner will be announced in October.

Entry forms along with hints and design guidelines will be available at


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