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[Flag of Lincoln]

The cross of Saint George (a symmetrical red cross constructed by horizontally and vertically bisecting a white ground) is familiar enough. The Lincoln City flag starts from this point. Adorning this is a central Fleur-de-lys (lily) in yellow or gold. The use of the lily harks back to a time when Lincoln was primarily Catholic and the great Cathedral of Lincoln was Catholic (it is now Church of England). The lily symbolizes the Virgin Mary. The flag itself, is rarely seen anywhere else apart from flying on the mast above the Mayor's Chambers in the City. Lincoln City council use a "coat of Arms" - a shield-shaped version of the City flag as their

Allister Garrod, 6 February 2003

Lincoln District Scout Band

[Flag of Lincoln District Scout Band]

The Lincoln District Scout Band is one of the 120 Scout Bands in the UK. It was established just over 20 yrs ago, and is the only Scout Band in the County of
Lincolnshire. We have fun playing good music and the Scouts enjoyperforming at Parades, carnivals, shows etc.

The flag ground is scarlet (the colour of our Band Neckerchiefs) with our familiar (to those who know us) traditional crossed drumsticks, overlaid with the image of an infantry bugle (The band began as a drum & bugle corps, although we play bugles less often today, we concentrate on more melodic music in full harmony). The logo is flanked by the Scout Arrowhead and the Guide Trefoil (as we accept Guides into the band too).

Allister Garrod, Bandmaster, 24 July 2002