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Remembering those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire – two years on

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Image captionImage 1: Pictured are the Edward Woods Estate towers illuminated green on 13 June 2019

Hammersmith Town Hall and our homes closest to Grenfell Tower will again go ‘green’ as a mark of remembrance, compassion and solidarity on the second anniversary of the devastating fire.

For a second year Hammersmith & Fulham Council will work together with local residents to remember those who lost their lives in north Kensington, by illuminating the town hall on Friday 14 June.

Three tower blocks on the Edward Woods Estate will also be illuminated with green lighting on 13 and 14 June.

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Cllr Stephen Cowan, Leader of the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, said: “Two years on from the devastating tragedy of the Grenfell Tower fire, the shrouded remains remind us daily that compassion and respect for all human life is fundamental.

“We stand shoulder to shoulder with everyone who has suffered as a result of this tragedy.”

H&F Council will also hold a minute’s silence to remember the victims, and fly the Grenfell flag at Hammersmith Town Hall during the period of remembrance.

H&F Council supported more than 50 families in temporary accommodation in the borough.

Teams from the housing and social care departments visited the families each week, making sure they had vouchers for hot meals, travelcards and that they were receiving the support they needed – and in some cases family members, friends and neighbours.

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