Day Thirty-Six

Bishopsteignton Lockdown Diary

As the village reaches the end of week five since the Government’s lockdown: last night’s Government announcement and other news. The thoughts and feelings of the village as it faces the thirty sixth 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 Thirty-Seven.

News since last nights announcement

Coronavirus: Top stories this morning – BBC Breakfast | BBC

Coronavirus: El Salvador Gangs ‘taking advantage of pandemic’ – BBC News

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

The Ring of Bells

Bishopsteignton Parish Council

Teignmouth Oracle

One Reply to “Day Thirty-Six”

  1. Really good, busy day. Probably more than 700ft run up and down the stairs in 20 minutes as my pace has definitely improved – must re-assess my average.

    Very productive meeting and actions carried out over the day with the Bishopsteignton Heritage team for the publicity of the village’s VE day celebrations – which are now very different from what we had planned prior to lockdown.

    More and more local businesses – cafes, garages etc – seem to be making the decision to reopen mostly with reduced opening hours. I can hear more traffic from the main road. People seem to be making their own minds up about how and when to come out of lockdown…

    Had some Jail Ale delivered. Likely an early night…

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