Newham's town halls turn green in Grenfell tribute
PUBLISHED: 14:00 14 June 2018
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Newham's two town halls have gone green to mark one year since the Grenfell Tower fire.
The buildings, in Stratford and East Ham, have been illuminated in tribute to the 72 people who lost their lives as a result of the blaze.
They are among hundreds of buildings around the country to change colour for the anniversary of the fire, which took place in the early hours of June 14 last year.
Going green is the idea of Grenfell United, a group set up following the fire by some survivors and their families, with the aim of bringing people together and celebrating unity and diversity the day after the tragedy.
A minute’s silence has also been observed, while family and friends of those who died joined survivors at the base of the Kensington tower block for a special ceremony which included the unveiling of a mosaic.