Week Eighteen

Bishopsteignton Lockdown Diary

This week’s news and the most recent Government statement.

Thoughts and feelings of the village as it faced the seventeenth and looks forward to the eighteenth week since lockdown was announced. Logged in visitors can post their comments below.

While responses to the Coronavirus Lockdown continue to develop over the coming weeks, we still want to record thoughts and actions in Bishopsteignton. Please leave two or three sentences and any images you may have in the comments section below.

News since last week

Coronavirus updates from around the world – BBC News

Coronavirus will remain a threat “for a very long time” warn leading scientists – BBC News

Coronavirus (Covid-19) & Headline updates (see description) (Global) – BBC News – 21st July 2020

Pay rise for almost 900,000 public sector workers – Covid-19: Top stories this morning – BBC

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Good news & bad- BBC News – 20th July 2020

Coronavirus: Protein treatment trial ‘a breakthrough’ – BBC News

Warning that coronavirus track and trace isn’t working well, as new outbreaks emerge – BBC News

Boris Johnson ‘does not want second national lockdown’ – Covid-19: Top stories this morning – BBC

Can your boss force you to go back to work? – Covid-19: Top stories this morning – BBC

Coronavirus: India’s Covid-19 cases surge past one million – BBC News

Did the US reopen faster than other countries? – BBC News

£3bn for NHS to prepare for possible second wave – Covid-19: Top stories this morning – BBC

UK accuses Russia of trying to steal coronavirus vaccine research – BBC News

UK payrolls shrink by 649,000 jobs in lockdown – Covid-19: Top stories this morning – BBC

South Africa endures coronavirus crisis as health services collapse – BBC News

120,000 UK deaths in second Covid wave: scientists warn of worst-case scenario – BBC News

Coronavirus: Nations heading in wrong direction with Covid-19, says WHO – BBC News

Posts on social media by local businesses and organisations made in the last week

The Old Commercial

www.facebook.com/oldcommercialinn/posts/1129326914109338

www.facebook.com/oldcommercialinn/posts/1128932574148772

www.facebook.com/oldcommercialinn/posts/1128932914148738

The Ring of Bells

www.facebook.com/theringersinbishopsteignton/photos/a.261872274456626/610669786243538/

The Cockhaven Arms

www.facebook.com/cockhaven/photos/a.897572260282056/3298121596893765/

Humber. Farm

www.facebook.com/Humberbarn/posts/570512986948229

Old Walls Vineyard

www.facebook.com/OldWallsVineyard/photos/a.477630336046678/947820022361038/

Red Rock Brewery

hwww.facebook.com/RedRockBrewery/posts/10157668044866275

Broadmeadow Sports Centre

www.facebook.com/BroadmeadowSportsCentre/videos/vb.180867085360528/721943138598009/

One Reply to “Week Eighteen”

  1. Evryone now has to wear face masks in shops, not that I go to many of those. Today we did go to two shoe shops to get daughters first school shoes. Beating the rush and good use of a rainy day. Had to queue outside the shop for a fairly long time and hand sanitize on entry, dedicated member of staff with you etc. We got the shoes and headed straight home, no desire to have a browse masked up.

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