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Flag is raised to mark St Lucia Day

PUBLISHED: 07:00 22 December 2013

Sandia Paul (left) and Mary Poleon.

Sandia Paul (left) and Mary Poleon.

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The St Lucian community raised its flag at Newham Town Hall to mark its national day.

The national flag of St Lucia is raised at East Ham Town Hall.The national flag of St Lucia is raised at East Ham Town Hall.

Crowds gathered in Barking Road to commemorate the day on December 13, singing the national anthem alongside High Commissioner Dr Ernest Hilaire.

Justin Moore, who runs the Green Light Youth Club in Tower Hamlets, helped co-ordinate the event and said: “Everything was fantastic, it was important day for St Lucian people in Newham and people of all Caribbean backgrounds.”


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