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Celebrating Jamaican Independence Day

August 6, 2019 12:02 PM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough
Mayor Dave Hodgson and Councillor Patrick Solomon with the Jamaican Flag

Mayor Dave Hodgson and Councillor Patrick Solomon with the Jamaican Flag

Today, we are celebrating Jamaican Independence Day by flying the Jamacian flag at Bedford Borough Hall. Jamaica gained their independence on 6th August 1962.

Before the flag was raised at Borough Hall, Mayor Dave Hodgson met with Kingsbrook Councillor Patrick Solomon who is of Jamacian heritage.