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image located by Olivier Touzeau, 2 June 2008
BBC have now formally launched a competition for a flag for
The page shows a blue banner with 7 light blue wavy lines, and the crowned coat
of arms in the centre in white. It also alludes to the design being made by
Jason Saber, 1 June 2008
There is also a flag touted on the internet known as a 'West
Sussex flag' which is a yellow over blue horizontal bicolour, not equally
divided. The yellow band looks to be about 1/4 of the width of the flag. The
bottom blue band features the five martlets in yellow and one local company is
selling it in a five foot by three foot version - see my sources below for
(1) eBay United Kingdom, http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/West-Sussex-England-County-Flag-English-Patriot-UK_W0QQitemZ200234723084QQcmdZViewItem?IMSfp=TL080627143a14907, as consulted 28 June 2008
(2) Skyblue Leisure, commercial web site, http://www.skyblueleisure.co.uk/acatalog/West_Sussex_5_x_3.html, as consulted 28 June 2008
Colin Dobson, 28 June 2008
located by Ian MacDonald, 14 July 2010
This flag is being marketed for Warwickshire.
Yellow over blue (1:2), with a six yellow martlets in the blue field.
The West Sussex flag features a mythical bird called Martlets which have been long associated with Sussex. The County Council offer this flag, which presumably is licensed to them.