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Would you find a flatmate to avoid lockdown loneliness?

Would you find a flatmate to avoid lockdown loneliness?

The pandemic has changed what we want from our homes — we want houses not flats, country not city, and plenty of outdoor space. For single people, though, it i [...] Read full article: Would you find a flatmate to avoid lockd...→

Would you find a flatmate to avoid lockdown loneliness?

Would you find a flatmate to avoid lockdown loneliness?

The pandemic has changed what we want from our homes — we want houses not flats, country not city, and plenty of outdoor space. For single people, though, it i [...] Read full article: Would you find a flatmate to avoid lockd...→

Lockdown tier update time: What time will we find out what tier we're in?

Lockdown tier update time: What time will we find out what tier we're in?

LOCKDOWN tiers will spring back into action next week as the national lockdown expires and Boris Johnson promises a return to more lax COVID rules ahead of Chr [...] Read full article: Lockdown tier update time: What time wil...→

Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty behaviour rises during pandemic

Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty behaviour rises during pandemic

A study of 2,000 adults found 78 per cent admitted to a minor naughty slip up this year - including having a weekday lie in and fibbing about lack of internet [...] Read full article: Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty be...→

When Birmingham will find out if it is tier 2 or tier 3 after lockdown ends

When Birmingham will find out if it is tier 2 or tier 3 after lockdown ends

Birmingham currently has a worryingly high rate of over 350 cases per 100,000 people, with swathes of the West Midlands also having rates between 600 and 300 Read full article: When Birmingham will find out if it is t...→

In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 people flock to play area at park despite lockdown

In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 people flock to play area at park despite lockdown

A WOMAN has expressed outrage after about 100 parents and children flocked to a park play area despite the current UK lockdown to fight the coronavirus. Read full article: In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 peop...→

I lost my agent due to the pandemic – how can I find new representation now?

Careers adviser John Byrne says it is important to look to the future, rather than the past, when it comes to securing new representation and urges actors not [...] Read full article: I lost my agent due to the pandemic – ho...→

EU 'ready to find creative solution to avoid accidental no-deal Brexit'

EU 'ready to find creative solution to avoid accidental no-deal Brexit'

Diplomat says late-running UK-EU negotiations putting pressure on the European Parliament's ratification timetable for deal Read full article: EU 'ready to find creative solution to a...→

Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas to avoid spike if national lockdown ends

Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas to avoid spike if national lockdown ends

A TIERED system in the UK will have to be beefed up ready for the end of the national lockdown to avoid an explosion in covid infections, warn scientists. Gove [...] Read full article: Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas ...→

Younger people said they would find a second lockdown ‘difficult or impossible’

Younger people said they would find a second lockdown ‘difficult or impossible’

More than 25 of people said that their mental health had worsened due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey. Read full article: Younger people said they would find a se...→

How our eating habits have changed duruing lockdown

How our eating habits have changed duruing lockdown

Research shows how these new food habits play an important emotional role for the country Read full article: How our eating habits have changed durui...→

The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in 2021 despite pandemic and latest lockdown hit

The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in 2021 despite pandemic and latest lockdown hit

The Gym Group has released an optimistic trading update despite expecting around £6 million in cash burn during the month-long national lockdown. Read full article: The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in...→

Number 10 could give differently worded briefings to ministers in bid to find lockdown leaker

Boris Johnson was infuriated when details of measures were leaked 10 days ago, forcing him to announce them the following day Read full article: Number 10 could give differently worded ...→

How to avoid working from home burnout during Lockdown 2

How to avoid working from home burnout during Lockdown 2

The collapse of boundaries between work and home life can lead to an increase in stress, so it’s important to create clear distinctions Read full article: How to avoid working from home burnout d...→

Britons confess naughtiness during lockdown to avoid working and wearing pyjamas all day

Britons confess naughtiness during lockdown to avoid working and wearing pyjamas all day

Working in pyjamas, having a weekday lie in and fibbing about lack of internet connection to avoid video calls are among Britons' top "lockdown confessions". A [...] Read full article: Britons confess naughtiness during lockd...→

When will people find out which tier they are in after lockdown?

When will people find out which tier they are in after lockdown?

The national lockdown will come to an end on December 2, but that won't be the end of restrictions. Read full article: When will people find out which tier the...→

Government plan B needed to avoid another grassroots sport lockdown

Government plan B needed to avoid another grassroots sport lockdown

The Government has been told to come up with a plan B for grassroots sport to avoid further crippling lockdowns in the New Year. Read full article: Government plan B needed to avoid anothe...→

South Australia announces six-day Covid lockdown as ‘circuit breaker’ to avoid second wave

South Australia announces six-day Covid lockdown as ‘circuit breaker’ to avoid second wave

Schools, cafes and pubs to be closed and people asked to stay at home from midnight Wednesday as state’s confirmed cases reach 22 Read full article: South Australia announces six-day Covid ...→

Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavirus lockdown on December 2 to avoid 'flip-flopping'

Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavirus lockdown on December 2 to avoid 'flip-flopping'

CORONAVIRUS experts have warned ministers to avoid "flip-flopping" over their public health strategy and suggested the current lockdown in England must not end [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavir...→

Penguins find new home after their zoo closes due to pandemic

Penguins find new home after their zoo closes due to pandemic

The penguins faced the possibility of having to relocate to Europe when their home announced its closure. Read full article: Penguins find new home after their zoo c...→

Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what's changed one week into lockdown?

Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what's changed one week into lockdown?

We are now one week into the new nationwide lockdown imposed on England - so how do the infection rates look in and around Birmingham and where are the worst-h [...] Read full article: Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what...→

Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and well being due to loneliness among elderly

Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and well being due to loneliness among elderly

Social distancing has increased feelings of loneliness and is affecting the wellbeing of the older generation, according to a new study. Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and...→

Drivers urged to use a trickle charger this winter to avoid breakdowns under lockdown

Drivers urged to use a trickle charger this winter to avoid breakdowns under lockdown

DRIVERS have been urged to secure a trickle charger to keep their car running efficiently over the second lockdown this winter. Read full article: Drivers urged to use a trickle charger t...→

Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned pets to find homes

Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned pets to find homes

ANIMALS being cared for at one of the county's leading rescue centres have also fallen victim to the national lockdown. Read full article: Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned...→

Support bubble rules: Have support bubbles changed amid the second lockdown?

Support bubble rules: Have support bubbles changed amid the second lockdown?

LOCKDOWN has clamped down on England this week, with nationwide restrictions in place until December 2. Have support bubbles changed? Read full article: Support bubble rules: Have support bubbl...→

Don’t avoid going to the doctor during lockdown. I should know – I was diagnosed with breast cancer last time

Don’t avoid going to the doctor during lockdown. I should know – I was diagnosed with breast cancer last time

While our collective mental health has become a national talking point, it’s important we don’t neglect our physical wellbeing, says Joanna Whitehead Read full article: Don’t avoid going to the doctor during l...→

The exercise and diet mistakes we all made in Lockdown 1 – and how to avoid them this time

The exercise and diet mistakes we all made in Lockdown 1 – and how to avoid them this time

It’s getting dark early, the weather’s horrible, and we’ve been here before, but at least we all have the benefit of experience this time Read full article: The exercise and diet mistakes we all ma...→

Opinion: The pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

Opinion: The pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

The pandemic has reversed the trend of buying services online and now we are buying goods for our homes instead, writes Hamish McRae. But could this Black Frid [...] Read full article: Opinion: The pandemic has changed consum...→

Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown loneliness

Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown loneliness

Pets at Home reports soaring sales as people increasingly turned to animals for solace amid the pandemic. Read full article: Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown lo...→

School staff in Scotland feel unsupported at work during Covid pandemic, unions find

School staff in Scotland feel unsupported at work during Covid pandemic, unions find

RESEARCH by two of Scotland’s teaching unions shows a significant number of school staff do not feel supported at work during the coronavirus pandemic. ... Bot [...] Read full article: School staff in Scotland feel unsupporte...→

New lockdown tiers: What's changed and what stays same under revamped Covid restrictions?

New lockdown tiers: What's changed and what stays same under revamped Covid restrictions?

The regional system will see restrictions on pubs and restaurants tightened while they are relaxed in other areas including grassroots sport Read full article: New lockdown tiers: What's changed and w...→

Loneliness in UK rises to highest level since start of Covid pandemic

Loneliness in UK rises to highest level since start of Covid pandemic

Office for National Statistics figures show a spike in those Britons reporting they were 'always or often' lonely the week after the clocks went back an hour. Read full article: Loneliness in UK rises to highest level ...→

Living in lockdown limbo is not the solution to the pandemic says DAVID LIVERMORE

Living in lockdown limbo is not the solution to the pandemic says DAVID LIVERMORE

Finally, there's light at the end of the Covid tunnel. Pfizer's vaccine reduced infections by 90 per cent. Russia's Sputnik did well too, though its trial was [...] Read full article: Living in lockdown limbo is not the solu...→

The crushing loneliness of being homeless during a pandemic

The crushing loneliness of being homeless during a pandemic

Homeless people receiving help and a hot meal from the Salvation Army have spoken of the challenges they face as coronavirus continues to affect all our lives Read full article: The crushing loneliness of being homeles...→

Nine lockdown rules that have changed – and you may be following unnecessarily

Nine lockdown rules that have changed – and you may be following unnecessarily

Lockdown came into force last week and will remain in place until December 2 as millions of households get used to living under a national shutdown for a secon [...] Read full article: Nine lockdown rules that have changed – ...→

Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 flights to drink at airport

Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 flights to drink at airport

The four pals never boarded their flight from Dublin but bypassed security and settled in at the airport bar. The airport remains an essential service and is a [...] Read full article: Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 f...→

Italy investigates regions over alleged mis-reporting of Covid cases to avoid lockdown

Italy investigates regions over alleged mis-reporting of Covid cases to avoid lockdown

Figures submitted by authorities from Liguria, Basilicata, Campania, Abruzzo and Veneto are being re-evaluated Read full article: Italy investigates regions over alleged ...→

Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst at hospitals

Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst at hospitals

With a surge in coronavirus cases straining hospitals in many European countries, Greece has announced a nationwide lockdown in the hopes of stemming the incre [...] Read full article: Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst a...→

Lockdown tier update time: What time will we find out what tier we're in?

Lockdown tier update time: What time will we find out what tier we're in?

LOCKDOWN tiers will spring back into action next week as the national lockdown expires and Boris Johnson promises a return to more lax COVID rules ahead of Chr [...] Read full article: Lockdown tier update time: What time wil...→

Opinion: The pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

Opinion: The pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

The pandemic has reversed the trend of buying services online and now we are buying goods for our homes instead, writes Hamish McRae. But could this Black Frid [...] Read full article: Opinion: The pandemic has changed consum...→

Britons confess naughtiness during lockdown to avoid working and wearing pyjamas all day

Britons confess naughtiness during lockdown to avoid working and wearing pyjamas all day

Working in pyjamas, having a weekday lie in and fibbing about lack of internet connection to avoid video calls are among Britons' top "lockdown confessions". A [...] Read full article: Britons confess naughtiness during lockd...→

When Birmingham will find out if it is tier 2 or tier 3 after lockdown ends

When Birmingham will find out if it is tier 2 or tier 3 after lockdown ends

Birmingham currently has a worryingly high rate of over 350 cases per 100,000 people, with swathes of the West Midlands also having rates between 600 and 300 Read full article: When Birmingham will find out if it is t...→

School staff in Scotland feel unsupported at work during Covid pandemic, unions find

School staff in Scotland feel unsupported at work during Covid pandemic, unions find

RESEARCH by two of Scotland’s teaching unions shows a significant number of school staff do not feel supported at work during the coronavirus pandemic. ... Bot [...] Read full article: School staff in Scotland feel unsupporte...→

Government plan B needed to avoid another grassroots sport lockdown

Government plan B needed to avoid another grassroots sport lockdown

The Government has been told to come up with a plan B for grassroots sport to avoid further crippling lockdowns in the New Year. Read full article: Government plan B needed to avoid anothe...→

Loneliness in UK rises to highest level since start of Covid pandemic

Loneliness in UK rises to highest level since start of Covid pandemic

Office for National Statistics figures show a spike in those Britons reporting they were 'always or often' lonely the week after the clocks went back an hour. Read full article: Loneliness in UK rises to highest level ...→

South Australia announces six-day Covid lockdown as ‘circuit breaker’ to avoid second wave

South Australia announces six-day Covid lockdown as ‘circuit breaker’ to avoid second wave

Schools, cafes and pubs to be closed and people asked to stay at home from midnight Wednesday as state’s confirmed cases reach 22 Read full article: South Australia announces six-day Covid ...→

EU 'ready to find creative solution to avoid accidental no-deal Brexit'

EU 'ready to find creative solution to avoid accidental no-deal Brexit'

Diplomat says late-running UK-EU negotiations putting pressure on the European Parliament's ratification timetable for deal Read full article: EU 'ready to find creative solution to a...→

Living in lockdown limbo is not the solution to the pandemic says DAVID LIVERMORE

Living in lockdown limbo is not the solution to the pandemic says DAVID LIVERMORE

Finally, there's light at the end of the Covid tunnel. Pfizer's vaccine reduced infections by 90 per cent. Russia's Sputnik did well too, though its trial was [...] Read full article: Living in lockdown limbo is not the solu...→

Penguins find new home after their zoo closes due to pandemic

Penguins find new home after their zoo closes due to pandemic

The penguins faced the possibility of having to relocate to Europe when their home announced its closure. Read full article: Penguins find new home after their zoo c...→

Younger people said they would find a second lockdown ‘difficult or impossible’

Younger people said they would find a second lockdown ‘difficult or impossible’

More than 25 of people said that their mental health had worsened due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey. Read full article: Younger people said they would find a se...→

Nine lockdown rules that have changed – and you may be following unnecessarily

Nine lockdown rules that have changed – and you may be following unnecessarily

Lockdown came into force last week and will remain in place until December 2 as millions of households get used to living under a national shutdown for a secon [...] Read full article: Nine lockdown rules that have changed – ...→

Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 flights to drink at airport

Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 flights to drink at airport

The four pals never boarded their flight from Dublin but bypassed security and settled in at the airport bar. The airport remains an essential service and is a [...] Read full article: Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 f...→

Drivers urged to use a trickle charger this winter to avoid breakdowns under lockdown

Drivers urged to use a trickle charger this winter to avoid breakdowns under lockdown

DRIVERS have been urged to secure a trickle charger to keep their car running efficiently over the second lockdown this winter. Read full article: Drivers urged to use a trickle charger t...→

Number 10 could give differently worded briefings to ministers in bid to find lockdown leaker

Boris Johnson was infuriated when details of measures were leaked 10 days ago, forcing him to announce them the following day Read full article: Number 10 could give differently worded ...→

Support bubble rules: Have support bubbles changed amid the second lockdown?

Support bubble rules: Have support bubbles changed amid the second lockdown?

LOCKDOWN has clamped down on England this week, with nationwide restrictions in place until December 2. Have support bubbles changed? Read full article: Support bubble rules: Have support bubbl...→

Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst at hospitals

Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst at hospitals

With a surge in coronavirus cases straining hospitals in many European countries, Greece has announced a nationwide lockdown in the hopes of stemming the incre [...] Read full article: Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst a...→

The exercise and diet mistakes we all made in Lockdown 1 – and how to avoid them this time

The exercise and diet mistakes we all made in Lockdown 1 – and how to avoid them this time

It’s getting dark early, the weather’s horrible, and we’ve been here before, but at least we all have the benefit of experience this time Read full article: The exercise and diet mistakes we all ma...→

Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty behaviour rises during pandemic

Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty behaviour rises during pandemic

A study of 2,000 adults found 78 per cent admitted to a minor naughty slip up this year - including having a weekday lie in and fibbing about lack of internet [...] Read full article: Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty be...→

Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown loneliness

Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown loneliness

Pets at Home reports soaring sales as people increasingly turned to animals for solace amid the pandemic. Read full article: Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown lo...→

When will people find out which tier they are in after lockdown?

When will people find out which tier they are in after lockdown?

The national lockdown will come to an end on December 2, but that won't be the end of restrictions. Read full article: When will people find out which tier the...→

In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 people flock to play area at park despite lockdown

In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 people flock to play area at park despite lockdown

A WOMAN has expressed outrage after about 100 parents and children flocked to a park play area despite the current UK lockdown to fight the coronavirus. Read full article: In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 peop...→

New lockdown tiers: What's changed and what stays same under revamped Covid restrictions?

New lockdown tiers: What's changed and what stays same under revamped Covid restrictions?

The regional system will see restrictions on pubs and restaurants tightened while they are relaxed in other areas including grassroots sport Read full article: New lockdown tiers: What's changed and w...→

I lost my agent due to the pandemic – how can I find new representation now?

Careers adviser John Byrne says it is important to look to the future, rather than the past, when it comes to securing new representation and urges actors not [...] Read full article: I lost my agent due to the pandemic – ho...→

Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavirus lockdown on December 2 to avoid 'flip-flopping'

Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavirus lockdown on December 2 to avoid 'flip-flopping'

CORONAVIRUS experts have warned ministers to avoid "flip-flopping" over their public health strategy and suggested the current lockdown in England must not end [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavir...→

Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas to avoid spike if national lockdown ends

Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas to avoid spike if national lockdown ends

A TIERED system in the UK will have to be beefed up ready for the end of the national lockdown to avoid an explosion in covid infections, warn scientists. Gove [...] Read full article: Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas ...→

The crushing loneliness of being homeless during a pandemic

The crushing loneliness of being homeless during a pandemic

Homeless people receiving help and a hot meal from the Salvation Army have spoken of the challenges they face as coronavirus continues to affect all our lives Read full article: The crushing loneliness of being homeles...→

Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what's changed one week into lockdown?

Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what's changed one week into lockdown?

We are now one week into the new nationwide lockdown imposed on England - so how do the infection rates look in and around Birmingham and where are the worst-h [...] Read full article: Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what...→

How our eating habits have changed duruing lockdown

How our eating habits have changed duruing lockdown

Research shows how these new food habits play an important emotional role for the country Read full article: How our eating habits have changed durui...→

Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and well being due to loneliness among elderly

Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and well being due to loneliness among elderly

Social distancing has increased feelings of loneliness and is affecting the wellbeing of the older generation, according to a new study. Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and...→

The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in 2021 despite pandemic and latest lockdown hit

The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in 2021 despite pandemic and latest lockdown hit

The Gym Group has released an optimistic trading update despite expecting around £6 million in cash burn during the month-long national lockdown. Read full article: The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in...→

Italy investigates regions over alleged mis-reporting of Covid cases to avoid lockdown

Italy investigates regions over alleged mis-reporting of Covid cases to avoid lockdown

Figures submitted by authorities from Liguria, Basilicata, Campania, Abruzzo and Veneto are being re-evaluated Read full article: Italy investigates regions over alleged ...→

Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned pets to find homes

Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned pets to find homes

ANIMALS being cared for at one of the county's leading rescue centres have also fallen victim to the national lockdown. Read full article: Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned...→

Don’t avoid going to the doctor during lockdown. I should know – I was diagnosed with breast cancer last time

Don’t avoid going to the doctor during lockdown. I should know – I was diagnosed with breast cancer last time

While our collective mental health has become a national talking point, it’s important we don’t neglect our physical wellbeing, says Joanna Whitehead Read full article: Don’t avoid going to the doctor during l...→

How to avoid working from home burnout during Lockdown 2

How to avoid working from home burnout during Lockdown 2

The collapse of boundaries between work and home life can lead to an increase in stress, so it’s important to create clear distinctions Read full article: How to avoid working from home burnout d...→

Lockdown tier update time: What time will we find out what tier we're in?

Lockdown tier update time: What time will we find out what tier we're in?

LOCKDOWN tiers will spring back into action next week as the national lockdown expires and Boris Johnson promises a return to more lax COVID rules ahead of Chr [...] Read full article: Lockdown tier update time: What time wil...→

Opinion: The pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

Opinion: The pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

The pandemic has reversed the trend of buying services online and now we are buying goods for our homes instead, writes Hamish McRae. But could this Black Frid [...] Read full article: Opinion: The pandemic has changed consum...→

Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty behaviour rises during pandemic

Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty behaviour rises during pandemic

A study of 2,000 adults found 78 per cent admitted to a minor naughty slip up this year - including having a weekday lie in and fibbing about lack of internet [...] Read full article: Top 'lockdown confessions' as naughty be...→

Britons confess naughtiness during lockdown to avoid working and wearing pyjamas all day

Britons confess naughtiness during lockdown to avoid working and wearing pyjamas all day

Working in pyjamas, having a weekday lie in and fibbing about lack of internet connection to avoid video calls are among Britons' top "lockdown confessions". A [...] Read full article: Britons confess naughtiness during lockd...→

Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown loneliness

Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown loneliness

Pets at Home reports soaring sales as people increasingly turned to animals for solace amid the pandemic. Read full article: Pets prove 'a lifesaver' for lockdown lo...→

When Birmingham will find out if it is tier 2 or tier 3 after lockdown ends

When Birmingham will find out if it is tier 2 or tier 3 after lockdown ends

Birmingham currently has a worryingly high rate of over 350 cases per 100,000 people, with swathes of the West Midlands also having rates between 600 and 300 Read full article: When Birmingham will find out if it is t...→

When will people find out which tier they are in after lockdown?

When will people find out which tier they are in after lockdown?

The national lockdown will come to an end on December 2, but that won't be the end of restrictions. Read full article: When will people find out which tier the...→

School staff in Scotland feel unsupported at work during Covid pandemic, unions find

School staff in Scotland feel unsupported at work during Covid pandemic, unions find

RESEARCH by two of Scotland’s teaching unions shows a significant number of school staff do not feel supported at work during the coronavirus pandemic. ... Bot [...] Read full article: School staff in Scotland feel unsupporte...→

In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 people flock to play area at park despite lockdown

In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 people flock to play area at park despite lockdown

A WOMAN has expressed outrage after about 100 parents and children flocked to a park play area despite the current UK lockdown to fight the coronavirus. Read full article: In a pandemic?! Woman’s fury as 100 peop...→

Government plan B needed to avoid another grassroots sport lockdown

Government plan B needed to avoid another grassroots sport lockdown

The Government has been told to come up with a plan B for grassroots sport to avoid further crippling lockdowns in the New Year. Read full article: Government plan B needed to avoid anothe...→

New lockdown tiers: What's changed and what stays same under revamped Covid restrictions?

New lockdown tiers: What's changed and what stays same under revamped Covid restrictions?

The regional system will see restrictions on pubs and restaurants tightened while they are relaxed in other areas including grassroots sport Read full article: New lockdown tiers: What's changed and w...→

Loneliness in UK rises to highest level since start of Covid pandemic

Loneliness in UK rises to highest level since start of Covid pandemic

Office for National Statistics figures show a spike in those Britons reporting they were 'always or often' lonely the week after the clocks went back an hour. Read full article: Loneliness in UK rises to highest level ...→

I lost my agent due to the pandemic – how can I find new representation now?

Careers adviser John Byrne says it is important to look to the future, rather than the past, when it comes to securing new representation and urges actors not [...] Read full article: I lost my agent due to the pandemic – ho...→

South Australia announces six-day Covid lockdown as ‘circuit breaker’ to avoid second wave

South Australia announces six-day Covid lockdown as ‘circuit breaker’ to avoid second wave

Schools, cafes and pubs to be closed and people asked to stay at home from midnight Wednesday as state’s confirmed cases reach 22 Read full article: South Australia announces six-day Covid ...→

EU 'ready to find creative solution to avoid accidental no-deal Brexit'

EU 'ready to find creative solution to avoid accidental no-deal Brexit'

Diplomat says late-running UK-EU negotiations putting pressure on the European Parliament's ratification timetable for deal Read full article: EU 'ready to find creative solution to a...→

Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavirus lockdown on December 2 to avoid 'flip-flopping'

Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavirus lockdown on December 2 to avoid 'flip-flopping'

CORONAVIRUS experts have warned ministers to avoid "flip-flopping" over their public health strategy and suggested the current lockdown in England must not end [...] Read full article: Boris Johnson urged NOT to end coronavir...→

Living in lockdown limbo is not the solution to the pandemic says DAVID LIVERMORE

Living in lockdown limbo is not the solution to the pandemic says DAVID LIVERMORE

Finally, there's light at the end of the Covid tunnel. Pfizer's vaccine reduced infections by 90 per cent. Russia's Sputnik did well too, though its trial was [...] Read full article: Living in lockdown limbo is not the solu...→

Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas to avoid spike if national lockdown ends

Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas to avoid spike if national lockdown ends

A TIERED system in the UK will have to be beefed up ready for the end of the national lockdown to avoid an explosion in covid infections, warn scientists. Gove [...] Read full article: Tiers may be strengthened for Christmas ...→

Penguins find new home after their zoo closes due to pandemic

Penguins find new home after their zoo closes due to pandemic

The penguins faced the possibility of having to relocate to Europe when their home announced its closure. Read full article: Penguins find new home after their zoo c...→

The crushing loneliness of being homeless during a pandemic

The crushing loneliness of being homeless during a pandemic

Homeless people receiving help and a hot meal from the Salvation Army have spoken of the challenges they face as coronavirus continues to affect all our lives Read full article: The crushing loneliness of being homeles...→

Younger people said they would find a second lockdown ‘difficult or impossible’

Younger people said they would find a second lockdown ‘difficult or impossible’

More than 25 of people said that their mental health had worsened due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey. Read full article: Younger people said they would find a se...→

Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what's changed one week into lockdown?

Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what's changed one week into lockdown?

We are now one week into the new nationwide lockdown imposed on England - so how do the infection rates look in and around Birmingham and where are the worst-h [...] Read full article: Birmingham's coronavirus hotspots - what...→

Nine lockdown rules that have changed – and you may be following unnecessarily

Nine lockdown rules that have changed – and you may be following unnecessarily

Lockdown came into force last week and will remain in place until December 2 as millions of households get used to living under a national shutdown for a secon [...] Read full article: Nine lockdown rules that have changed – ...→

How our eating habits have changed duruing lockdown

How our eating habits have changed duruing lockdown

Research shows how these new food habits play an important emotional role for the country Read full article: How our eating habits have changed durui...→

Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and well being due to loneliness among elderly

Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and well being due to loneliness among elderly

Social distancing has increased feelings of loneliness and is affecting the wellbeing of the older generation, according to a new study. Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic damaging health and...→

Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 flights to drink at airport

Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 flights to drink at airport

The four pals never boarded their flight from Dublin but bypassed security and settled in at the airport bar. The airport remains an essential service and is a [...] Read full article: Friends avoid lockdown by buying €9.99 f...→

The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in 2021 despite pandemic and latest lockdown hit

The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in 2021 despite pandemic and latest lockdown hit

The Gym Group has released an optimistic trading update despite expecting around £6 million in cash burn during the month-long national lockdown. Read full article: The Gym Group reveals plans to expand in...→

Drivers urged to use a trickle charger this winter to avoid breakdowns under lockdown

Drivers urged to use a trickle charger this winter to avoid breakdowns under lockdown

DRIVERS have been urged to secure a trickle charger to keep their car running efficiently over the second lockdown this winter. Read full article: Drivers urged to use a trickle charger t...→

Italy investigates regions over alleged mis-reporting of Covid cases to avoid lockdown

Italy investigates regions over alleged mis-reporting of Covid cases to avoid lockdown

Figures submitted by authorities from Liguria, Basilicata, Campania, Abruzzo and Veneto are being re-evaluated Read full article: Italy investigates regions over alleged ...→

Number 10 could give differently worded briefings to ministers in bid to find lockdown leaker

Boris Johnson was infuriated when details of measures were leaked 10 days ago, forcing him to announce them the following day Read full article: Number 10 could give differently worded ...→

Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned pets to find homes

Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned pets to find homes

ANIMALS being cared for at one of the county's leading rescue centres have also fallen victim to the national lockdown. Read full article: Lockdown means longer wait for abandoned...→

Support bubble rules: Have support bubbles changed amid the second lockdown?

Support bubble rules: Have support bubbles changed amid the second lockdown?

LOCKDOWN has clamped down on England this week, with nationwide restrictions in place until December 2. Have support bubbles changed? Read full article: Support bubble rules: Have support bubbl...→

Don’t avoid going to the doctor during lockdown. I should know – I was diagnosed with breast cancer last time

Don’t avoid going to the doctor during lockdown. I should know – I was diagnosed with breast cancer last time

While our collective mental health has become a national talking point, it’s important we don’t neglect our physical wellbeing, says Joanna Whitehead Read full article: Don’t avoid going to the doctor during l...→

Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst at hospitals

Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst at hospitals

With a surge in coronavirus cases straining hospitals in many European countries, Greece has announced a nationwide lockdown in the hopes of stemming the incre [...] Read full article: Greece imposes lockdown to avoid worst a...→

How to avoid working from home burnout during Lockdown 2

How to avoid working from home burnout during Lockdown 2

The collapse of boundaries between work and home life can lead to an increase in stress, so it’s important to create clear distinctions Read full article: How to avoid working from home burnout d...→

The exercise and diet mistakes we all made in Lockdown 1 – and how to avoid them this time

The exercise and diet mistakes we all made in Lockdown 1 – and how to avoid them this time

It’s getting dark early, the weather’s horrible, and we’ve been here before, but at least we all have the benefit of experience this time Read full article: The exercise and diet mistakes we all ma...→