The National Association of Civic Officers (NACO) promotes excellence in local authority civic offices throughout the UK.

It provides training events designed specifically for civic officers through a network of experienced professionals.

An appeal from Seafarers UK for support for Merchant Navy Day on 3 September

We now have more than 700 flag-flying locations listed on our ‘Roll of Honour’ at Our guide to taking part is available to download from the same link. 

Red Ensigns are available direct from our preferred supplier, Hampshire Flag Company – see and participating local authorities and councils can register online, being added to our ‘Roll of Honour’ that is being updated every week.

Everyone who sends us a photograph of their local Red Ensign hoisting ceremony or flying will receive a ‘Commemorative Certificate’ for public display.

For further information, visit the website or contact:

Nick Harvey, FIDM, MCIPR, Campaigns Manager, Seafarers UK

Direct Line: 020 7932 5969

Mobile: 07910 593588