Queen's Diamond Jubilee

We take a look at how the South West is preparing to celebrate the upcoming Diamond Jubilee.

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Bad weather fails to dampen Jubilee celebrations

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A Jubilee bowler hat can be just what's needed to keep you dry in some unwelcome rain Credit: ITV West

The rain cast a damp shadow over a number of Jubilee events across the west country. One party in Combe Down on the edge of Bath may have suffered in the downpours but it still went ahead with balloon modelling, boule and rather a lot of food.

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Coronation flag flies high at Bath store

A Bath furniture store has managed to put up an England flag that last saw service for the Coronation almost 60 years ago. Staff had feared that it would not be in good enough condition but their efforts have been rewarded with a display fit for the Queen.

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Staff at Silcox, Son and Wicks unfurl the flag that was last used for the Coronation Credit: ITV West
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The flag flies high in readiness for Bath's Jubilee celebrations Credit: Silcox, Son and Wicks

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