Day Twenty

Bishopsteignton Lockdown Diary

Last night’s Government announcement and other news. The thoughts and feelings of the village as it faces the twentieth 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 Twenty One.

News since last nights announcement

Coronavirus: Top stories this morning – BBC Breakfast | BBC

Coronavirus: Bill Gates interview @BBC Breakfast – BBC

How coronavirus inspired a gangland truce – BBC News

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson discharged from hospital, thanks NHS – BBC News

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

From the Ring of Bells

From Bishopsteignton Banter

From Teignmouth Oracle

2 Replies to “Day Twenty”

  1. Today was a surprisingly normal Easter Sunday for the Smiths at the Old Commercial. We had a lovely meal together as a family and watched some films and had a few drinks together. There was also chocolate involved; naturally. I would, however, have much preferred to have had the opportunity to see more of my friends and loved ones beyond the village, but we made the best of it today.

  2. Nikki at the village shop had the lovely idea of ringing the church bells at 10:30 which should have been the time of the Easter Family Service – shame I couldn’t hear them from where I live, but it was lovely to know that this was happening.
    Decided to use my daily exercise today to go exploring local public footpaths. I have been meaning to find a good walking shortcut from Lindridge to the village centre ever since we moved here but have to admit that I’ve been incredibly lazy. Well, not completely, as I have walked the roadway on a number of occasions but have to admit that I usually take the car. So, armed with an OS map I found one not-so-good path, but the second route I tried came up trumps and should knock about 15 minutes off the walk. A productive and enjoyable afternoon!

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