We’ve been hard at work this week bringing you original content around the topic of coronavirus and other issues. Working across four teams, we’ve been writing articles, making videos, and producing podcasts and one minute radio bulletins to bring people up to speed on the latest goings-on and to lift the lid on the lives […]
The coronavirus pandemic has affected all areas of life, but perhaps none more so than festivals and live entertainment. More and more events since March have announced either cancellation or postponement, and it might not be until next year before we get them in person again. Many events have been held online to try to […]
Megu and Denesia bring you a round-up of our final Newsweek from Unlocked and the class of journalism 2020!
The melodic hum of music floating around an auditorium is a luxury that, like many others, has been snatched away from its patrons thanks to the COVID-19 lockdown enforced on the nation just months ago. But on the other side of the horn, performers are readying themselves to return back to their music stands – […]
At 8pm on March 26, three days after Britain went into lockdown, people all over the country came out into the streets to applaud the NHS. After that, it became a weekly event, with millions showing their appreciation for these and other key workers. Opinion has been split over this ‘Clap for Carers’, however; while […]
*This video was filmed in accordance to government guidelines* During the pandemic we hear about our heroes working in our hospitals. But, what about those who are looking after our loved ones in care homes while we can’t? Oslyn gives us an idea.
The last entry in our Lockdown Essentials series features Revd Rachel Treweek ‒ the Bishop of Gloucester tells us what’s getting her through this strange time. What’s on your reading list? I haven’t read it since the first week of lockdown, but a novel around Julian of Norwich [titled The Secret Testament of Julian], written […]
If you have found yourself looking for new ways to keep entertained during lockdown, you’ve probably resorted to downloading the popular social media app TikTok by now. Although the platform was around long before the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in downloads since millions of people have been forced to stay indoors over […]
As the Prime Minister confirmed that primary schools will open on the 1st June, questions are being asked about the standard of education received by students still at home. Primary schools will reopen to pupils in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6, as part of Boris Johnson’s plan for the reopening of the UK. It […]
Sarah Bendall was working as a taxi driver and part-time in a pub when the pandemic hit. Now she spends her days dropping off prescriptions for the people of Cam and Dursley. She is just one of almost 200 street volunteers working for the GL11 Community Hub, a local organisation that has been helping support […]