Tag Archives: lockdown

Greenham Trust launches ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ fund to support underprivileged children’s home-schooling

Hosted on The Good Exchange platform, donations will be match-funded up to £250,000 to provide £500,000 for learning equipment across West Berkshire and beyond 8th January 2021 – Greenham Trust has today launched the ‘Laptops for Lockdown Learning’ appeal to give every child a laptop to learn under lockdown. Hosted on The Good Exchange, Greenham… Read More »

Without an effective test and trace we’re destined for lockdown

Yes, Boris and his sidekick Matt Hancock have made glaring and costly mistakes during the Covid pandemic. Their mantra, “We follow the science”, is hollow and at times dishonest. Follow the science they haven’t. The most glaring example of not following the science came to light earlier this week when the SAGE scientists made public… Read More »

Anti-Netanyahu protests defy lockdown

Thousands of Israelis have gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to demand his resignation, pressing ahead with protests despite a strict new lockdown order. With Israel facing one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks, the tough lockdown rules went into effect on Friday, closing many businesses, banning large gatherings and ordering… Read More »

Sure-Fire Solutions for Managing Lockdown Temper Tantrums

News Consumer News Sure-Fire Solutions for Managing Lockdown Temper Tantrums SUNDAY, May 24, 2020 — After weeks of confinement to prevent the spread of COVID-19, kids, teens and grownups alike are probably getting on one another’s nerves big time by now. So what’s the secret to defusing bouts of pouting, screaming and crying? Experts suggest… Read More »

Coronavirus: ‘Tackle harmful lockdown drinking,’ BMJ editorial warns

Tackling harmful drinking during the lockdown will be “an integral part of the nation’s recovery”, an editorial in the BMJ says. With supermarket sales of alcohol having risen, it warns cases of alcoholic liver disease could increase too. And the writers fear drinking could be fuelling a rise in calls to domestic violence charities. They… Read More »