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City hall to turn orange and blue in recognition of Motor Neurone Disease

PUBLISHED: 13:18 14 June 2017 | UPDATED: 14:05 14 June 2017

Norwich City Hall. 
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Norwich City Hall. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Archant Norfolk 2015

Norwich City Hall will light up in a blaze of orange and blue to mark a growing awareness of Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

The iconic civic hub will be lit up in the MND Association’s colours from 8pm on Wednesday, June 21.

It follows Norfolk County Council ratifying a decision made by the council’s adult social care committee to support the Motor Neurone Disease Charter in April.

Sue Heal of the Norwich and Waveney branch of the MND Association said the charter set out ways local authorities could support people in their communities with the neurological disease.

Mrs Heal said she was delighted the city hall would light up in recognition of the charter’s adoption.

The event will also help to mark MND Awareness Month, which is taking place throughout June.

For more information about MND and how it affects people, visit mndeyes.mndassociation.org

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