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 […]
Here it is, the most sought after lockdown podcast in the UK. Adam, Paul and Sam delve into current affairs as well as premiering their own packages. Meg & Sabrina both feature in this episode but unfortunately couldn’t make it. Hope you enjoy!
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 […]
During lockdown one of the only ways of communicating with other households is through social media platforms or video call apps. For the younger people in society this is nothing new. A quick FaceTime call is regular occurrence for them but for the older generation this is an uncertain and stressful time. Having not grown-up […]
Times are tough for us all at the moment. Whether you’ve lost your job, can’t see your family or are on the frontline battling COVID-19, we’ve all got a struggle to face in the light of the virus. For small businesses, trade has been snatched away by the disease. With some unable to operate from […]
*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 […]