Council members raised a flag to mark Commonwealth Day.

Three Rivers Chairman, Diane Barber, leader Sara Bedford and Steven Halls, Chief Executive, took part in the event at the council offices this morning.

Three Rivers District Council is celebrating how the Commonwealth brings diverse members of the community together peacefully.

Cllr Barber said: “Local and national flag raising ceremonies are taking place across the world today.

“They are bringing us together, raising awareness of all that we achieve through Commonwealth friendship and cooperation.”

Mr Halls added: “Today’s event is a great opportunity for communities to celebrate the shared goals of democracy and to cherish diversity on behalf of our vibrant community in Three Rivers.

“We send our best wishes around the world to all involved in this celebration.”