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Steve Prescott Bridge to go blue for Charlie

Article date - 07 July 2017

St Helens Council has arranged to light the Steve Prescott Bridge up blue on Monday evening (10 July) as a symbol of solidarity to Charlie Gard’s family.
SP Bridge July 2016 Rainbow banner.jpg

10-month-old Charlie, who has a rare terminal illness called mitochondrial depletion syndrome which causes muscle weakness and brain damage, has made international headlines as his family battle for the continuation of his care.


A number of Merseyside landmarks, including St. George’s Hall and the Cunard Building, were also lit blue earlier this week to support of the Gard family.