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Plymouth shopping centre takes part in national Autism Hour

More than 40 shops in Drake Circus took part in the campaign. Photo: ITV West Country

More than 40 high street shops in Plymouth's Drake Circus have taken part in Autism Hour today as part of a national campaign.

For 60 minutes this morning, retailers dimmed their lights and turned off in-store music.

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Autism Hour aims to make shopping a better experience for those with the condition.

The project follows research by the National Autistic Society that shows shopping can be challenging for autistic people.