Light Up The Night 2017

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Over 55 people gathered on the Quayside at dusk on May 12th. We had amazing support for a fantastic event!

Lighting up the Night for the 25th Anniversary of World ME Awareness Day May 12, 2017

For  ME,  FMS,  MCS and Lyme

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“Going” to my Light Up the Night Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead! UK 2017 Event, on the 25th Anniversary of World ME Awareness Day, May 12, 2017.
So many thanks to my fabulous team of PAs and amazing friends for pulling this off!

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Jo Hellens introduces the speaker: Pauline Donaldson, at the Light Up the Night Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead! UK 2017 event. May 12, 2017.

Watch the video here!

Mrs Donaldson read a message from the initiator of the event – very severely affected bedbound campaigner, Anita Roddam, who has been living with me for 38 years.
(Photo Phil Benton)

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2 Parliamentary Candidates (PCs) Ian Mearnes and Liz Twist, holding the MAIMES “Adopt an MP” Pledge forms. 2 non-attending PCs have also pledged their support, should they be successful in the general election. At Light Up the Night Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead! UK 2017. On May 12, 2017, the 25th Anniversary of World M.E Awareness Day. (Photo: Phil Benton)

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Speaker, Pauline Donaldson and Parliamentary Candidates: Ian Mearnes and Liz Twist holding the MAIMES “Adopt an MP” Pledge forms at the Millennium Bridge, Gateshead/Newcastle upon Tyne. 2 more non-attending PCs have pledged their support for our campaign, should they be successful in the general election.
(Photo: Phil Benton)

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Our young campaigners, Laura and Emily, handed out leaflets at the Light Up the Night Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead! UK 2017 event, May 12th. They did a great job! Looking forward to seeing you both next year!

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18447426_432474603782571_5878820352438508365_n“TOO ILL TO BE HERE!” – three very severely affected PWME are represented at the Light Up the Night Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead! UK 2017 event. Millions ARE Missing

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge lit in purple for Fibromyalgia Awareness and green for Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and Lyme Awareness. May 12, 2017

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The Tyne Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, lit in Blue for Awareness of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, on the 25th Anniversary of World ME Awareness Day

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