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Welsh County Hall turns Orange as part of #16days campaign

Photo: Western Telegraph

The County Hall in the Welsh town of Haverfordwest was lit up orange on November 25th to highlight the first day of the United Nations #OrangeTheWorld campaign against gender violence.

Soroptimists International Haverfordwest, contacted Pembrokeshire County Council to request the illumination.

Susie Blacklaw-Jones, a member of the Soroptimists International Haverfordwest, said:
“This is a campaign that, as a women’s group, we feel is very important to support.”

The leader of Pembrokeshire County, Cllr David Simpson, wrote in the Western Telegraph:
“This is an incredibly important issue and we are grateful to Soroptimist International Haverfordwest for helping to draw attention to the campaign and raise local awareness.”