Bridge turns red for World AIDS Day

The Royal Border Bridge in Berwick is being lit up red tomorrow to mark World AIDS Day.

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 10:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 11:48 am
The Royal Border Bridge at Berwick.

The Grade I-listed railway viaduct is one of the iconic buildings and landmarks across the North East to turn red to help promote awareness of the ongoing fight against the AIDS epidemic.

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