Jubilee Flagpole 2012 The Flagpole on St Leonard’s Parish Church Loftus was Restored in 2012 to Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II The new flagpole and flags were provided by Harrison’s of Darlington http://www.flagpoles.co.uk/ The old pole had seen better days! The Rector with the Church Cockerel before restoration. The new Central Pole is ascends to the top of St Leonard’s Church tower. The restored cockerel is hauled up the tower. With the central pole and cockerel in place the Diamond Jubilee Flagpole is erected. The new Flagpole ascends into its resting place. The Flagpole and Flag are blest as the St George’s Flag flies for the first time on the new Flagpole. The Diamond Jubilee Flagpole August 2012.