Rainbow flag flies at the town hall

Published: Friday 6th July 18

The Rainbow flag is flying proudly across the town hall as the borough celebrates Pride 2018.

Mr Ropbson and Cllr Govindia (front row centre) with other representatives of the LGBTQ+ community

The council has been working with the Wandsworth LGBTQ+ Forum to mark Pride – celebrating equality, diversity and the contribution of the LGBTQ+ community.

Leader of the council Ravi Govindia received a gift of a rainbow flag from Forum chairman David Robson, which was hoisted on the town hall flagpole on Friday and will fly all weekend.

Mr Robson said: “This is the first year that we’ve worked together to fly the flag and I hope it marks the start of a stronger relationship between the Forum and the council. It shows a good commitment to the principles of Pride and a positive message of celebration.”

Councillor Govindia said: “I was delighted to accept the flag this morning and celebrating our relationship with the Forum, which I’m confident will go from strength to strength.”

The Pride Flag flies alongside the England Flag

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As the Equalities Officer for the local Green Party I'm pleased that Wandsworth Council have chosen to fly the rainbow flag and have committed to working towards greater equality. I'm proud of the people in the community where I live, in Battersea where diversity is part of the reality. Labels never define you. Be yourself, be proud, be part of the community.
Stella Baker

8 July 2018

I'm proud of Wandsworth. Well done.
Marcelo Manzi

7 July 2018