Wimborne Minster Town Council raised the Commonwealth flag outside the Town Hall on Commonwealth Day – Monday 13 March – after the affirmation speech was read out by the Mayor of Wimborne, Councillor Carol Butter.
Those present were the deputy mayor, Cllr Diann March; the town crier, Chris Brown; The Rev Canon Andrew Rowland; Anthony and Christine Oliver, Cllr Ann Roberts, and Alderman/Honorary Freeman, Mrs Pat Hymers.
The theme for Commonwealth Day 2023 ‘Forging a sustainable and peaceful common future’ aims to unite 2.5 billion Commonwealth citizens in celebration of their shared values and principles, and in pursuit of a common future, centred on sustainability and peace
This was the first Commonwealth Day presided over by His Majesty King Charles III as King and Head of the Commonwealth. The day also marked the 10th anniversary of the signing of the Commonwealth Charter which outlines the values and principles that unify the 56 Commonwealth countries, representing one-third of humanity.
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