Grenfell Tower anniversary: ‘Sea of inexperienced’ as 1000’s of individuals flip up for Grenfell silent march (News)


Hundreds of individuals turned the streets of Kensington right into a sea of inexperienced throughout a silent march in reminiscence of the victims of Grenfell Tower. 

Pictures from the march which began at Maxilla Stroll in North Kensington present an enormous crowd carrying inexperienced in tribute to the 72 folks killed within the hearth. 

There have been an estimated 5,000 individuals are the stroll with many carrying inexperienced sashes carrying banners saying “Justice for Grenfell.”

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Kids led the march with a banner that learn: “Grenfell youth know the reality. Justice is coming.” 

It is thought that 5,000 folks attended the march (PA)

Survivors and bereaved family members have been amongst these participating. 

Emotional video footage caught the second firefighters shaped a guard of honour. 

The firefighters shaped a guard of honour (Getty Pictures)

They held a banner in assist of these marching with the message “United for Grenfell. We will always remember.”

These strolling previous the firefighters, shook their palms and handed them inexperienced scarves. 

Others have been seen hugging them and thanking them as they took half within the stroll. 

Many individuals have been clearly moved to tears.

A lady hugs a firefighter (AFP/Getty Pictures)

Speaker of the Home of Commons John Bercow and Labour chief Jeremy Corbyn have been in attendance. 

The Labour chief was later pictured talking to the firefighters. 

Individuals have been seen handing the firefighters inexperienced scarves (Getty Pictures)

The crowds travelled previous the location of the tower with the stroll ending at Kensington Memorial Park.

Members of the neighborhood have been then invited to an Iftar – a night meal the place Muslims observing Ramadan break their quick. 

Jeremy Corbyn attended the silent march (Getty Pictures)

The stroll has been held on the 14th of every month for the reason that hearth permitting the neighborhood to replicate on the occasions of the early hours of June 14 final 12 months. 

There was a candlelit vigil earlier than the stroll set off. 

The march was led by youngsters for the primary time (Getty Pictures)

The silent stroll is one in all a lot of occasions organised to recollect these misplaced within the tragedy. 

Earlier on Thursday, a nationwide minutes silence was held throughout the nation. 

Hundreds joined the march on Thursday night (Getty Pictures)

A 72 second silence occurred at a memorial service at St Helen’s Church within the shadow of the tower. 

Seventy three doves have been launched to commemorate every sufferer and anybody held unaccounted for. 

Adele and Stormzy stood side-by-side with Londoners on the base of Grenfell Tower. 

They joined 1000’s of individuals on the block in west London who had come to pay their respects on Thursday morning. 

It is thought that at the least 5,000 folks took half within the march (Getty Pictures)

They have been joined by Marcus Mumford, have been outspoken concerning the lack of assist given to Grenfell victims within the wake of the horrifying blaze. 

Grenfell tower and different London landmarks have been lit up inexperienced to mark the anniversary. 

Tomorrow, faculties throughout the nation are anticipated to participate in “Inexperienced for Grenfell”, a day to “have a good time the spirit of individuals coming collectively”.

Grenfell tower was illuminated in inexperienced final night time (AFP/Getty Pictures)

And on Saturday, 1000’s are anticipated to march to Downing Avenue calling for extra solutions as to the circumstances of the fireplace.

A protest march, organised by marketing campaign teams, will march to Downing Avenue at noon. 


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