Day Fifty-Seven

Bishopsteignton Lockdown Diary

Last night’s Government announcement and other news. The thoughts and feelings of the village as it faces the fifty-seventh 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 Fifty-Eight.

News since last nights announcement

Trump taking unproven drug to ward off Coronavirus – Covid-19: Top stories this morning – BBC

Coronavirus: European countries further relax restrictions – BBC News

Coronavirus: Train stations put crowd-control measures in place – BBC News

Coronavirus: Trump gives WHO ultimatum over Covid-19 handling – BBC News

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

The Ring of Bells

www.facebook.com/theringersinbishopsteignton/photos/a.261872274456626/576384469672070/

Bishopsteignton Parish Council

www.facebook.com/groups/370773483132245/permalink/1391911184351798/

One Reply to “Day Fifty-Seven”

  1. Over the last week or so we have seen the Government announce measures to bring us slowly out of lockdown. Some of these, particularly allowing children back to school have been received generally with mixed opinions. My personal feeling is that everyone should be a bit more circumspect before doing anything that may increase the risk of transmitting infection to vulnerable people. Whilst all this has been debated on the news channels and over social media, as well as debating with our neighbours in the street – at a distance – as a family we have continued to work at providing some cheer with our baked goods and other treats, as well as cracking on with the renovation work on the pub, inside and out. Every time we make a substantial improvement or discover some long-forgotten feature we are able to see the physical effect of all our hard work and it makes a huge difference to morale, that and a jolly good Indian takeaway for dinner as a treat for us all!

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