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Bishopsteignton Lockdown Diary

Last night’s Government announcement and other news. The thoughts and feelings of the village as it faces the eighteenth day of lockdown. Logged in visitors can post their comments below.

While responses to the Coronavirus Lockdown develop over the next few weeks, we want to record thoughts and actions in Bishopsteignton one day at a time. Please leave two or three sentences and any images you may have in the comments section below. Tomorrow we shall lock these comments and publish Day Nineteen.

News since last nights announcement

Coronavirus: Top stories this morning – BBC Breakfast | BBC

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson out of intensive care but remains in hospital – BBC News

Coronavirus warning: economic damage worse than Great Depression – BBC News

Coronavirus: US weekly jobless claims hit 6.6 million – BBC News

Coronavirus tests and masks sold by fraudsters online – BBC News

Coronavirus: New York ramps up mass burials amid outbreak – BBC News

Posts on social media by local businesses and organisations made on this day

From Bishopsteignton Banter

From the Ring of Bells

From the Old Commercial

From Bishopsteignton Parish Council

From Teignmouth Oracle