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Thanks to the efforts of the fearless Dave Parsons, one of only two Flagpole Engineers in the country, the flagpole atop Bidston Lighthouse is back in service.

Flagpole Engineer

Re-commissioning the flagpole on Bidston Lighthouse

Yesterday, I hoisted the Union Flag to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Flying the Union Flag

Flying the Union Flag on the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

No beacons were lit on Bidston Hill this Jubilee. But a few of us did gather on top of the Lighthouse to watch the lighting of beacons across the region. We saw beacons as far afield as Mount Snowdon and Scafell!