Earth Hour to be marked in King’s Lynn

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Lynn will join millions across the world to celebrate Earth Hour on Saturday, March 25, when they switch off the town’s stunning light shows for one hour to show they care about the future of the planet.

West Norfolk Council has joined forces with KLimate Concern to take part in a symbolic moment to to remind us that, together, we have the power to make change happen.

To celebrate the global event, the town will be switching off the illuminations of its heritage buildings at 8.30pm, while businesses, organisations and families are being urged to participate by switching off their lights at the same time.

Join KLimate Concern at the Green Britain Centre, in Swaffham, for vegan food by candlelight.

Daphne Sampson of KLimate Concern said: “We are proud to take part in Earth Hour and excited to be involved with such a great and inspiring event.

“Every one can make a difference to help protect our planet and we all have a key role to play. We are delighted that the borough council has been so positive and would like to thank them for their support.”

Over the past decade, WWF’s Earth Hour’s unique display of darkness has become a global phenomenon.

In 2016 a record-breaking 178 countries and some of the world’s most famous buildings including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Hong Kong’s skyline, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace joined the global celebration.

For more information and to sign up please visit: wwf.org.uk/earthhour

Klimate Concern meet once a month to raise awareness of climate change issues.

Contact Daphne Sampson on 01553 772798, email: daphne.sampson@btinternet.com, or visit www.Klimateblog.uk or the Facebook page at King’s Lynn Climate Change Group