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Westoe Travel to remember agent Chloe Rutherford and boyfriend Liam Curry

Shops and houses in South Shields will be decorated on May 22 as the town remembers travel agent Chloe Rutherford and her boyfriend Liam Curry who died in the Manchester Arena bombing four years ago.

Since then, on the anniversary, the town has been decorated in pink and blue, as a tribute.

Chloe was an apprentice at Westoe Travel in South Shields.

Graeme Brett, of Westoe Travel, said: “Every year the town will still remember the young couple who were well known in the town through their love of music, performance and sport.

“South Shields is a very close-knit community and the support for the families is amazing.”

Westoe Travel will  be decorated in pink and blue hearts. The town hall will be lit pink and  blue in the evening  and businesses will join in with special cakes, flower displays, getting dressed in pink and blue

The Chloe and Liam Together Forever Trust was established by their families as a legacy to the couple.

The trust gives grants to support talented young people to achieve their ambitions in sport and performance. More than 130 grants totalling over £250,000 have been awarded.

Many businesses and local residents organise events for pink and blue day to raise money to support The Chloe and Liam Together Forever Trust.

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