County Councillor Maureen Powell Chairman of Monmouthshire County Council reads a message from the Secretary General of the Commonwealth at the Flag Raising ceremony held at Monmouthshire County Council on Commonwealth Day Monday 12th March.
Accompanying County Councillor Powell are Deputy Lieutenant Murray Kerr (centre) together with High Sheriff Kevin Thomas flanked by Canon Mark Soady, Chaplain to Councillor Powell, and County Councillor Bob Greenland
Deputy Leader Monmouthshire County Council. A number of Council representatives also attended together with many students from the neighbouring Coleg Gwent campus.
2018 is an important year for the Commonwealth with the upcoming meeting of Commonwealth Heads being hosted in London