Black Lives Matter

“I can’t breathe, I cant breathe” these are the words yelled by 46-year-old George Floyd a father of five while he was pleading for air while being murdered by 44-year-old Derek Chauvin, a police officer, who pressed his knee onto Floyd’s vital airways to stop him from moving. Since then, George Floyd’s death has sparked numerous movements and campaigns. A recent campaign which has led to

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Captain Thomas Moore awarded knighthood after special nomination

With over one million signatures on a petition and a special mention from Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Captain Thomas Moore has been awarded his knighthood. Following his honorary colonel title, the Queen has approved the knighthood of the 100 year old war veteran after a special nomination from the Prime Minister. During an address to the country, Boris Johnston called Captain Thomas Moore “A true National

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Lockdown Diaries

  During this unusual and trying time, we have all been forced to create a new ‘normal’ in an attempt not to succumb to the despair of this generation’s struggles with the coronavirus and find purpose in our day to day lives. The loss of our regular school and after school routines leave many feeling lost and for some, relief. But ever wondered about what our

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Mental Health Week

Now more than ever it is important to talk about our mental health. 2020’s theme is ‘kindness’, which helps reflect this current situation quite well I think. We have been in lockdown for, what seems like, forever. I feel like I’m getting nostalgic for Brexit talks and discussions, that were always so uneventful. But now we face a new challenge. With coronavirus shutting almost every form

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Happy 100th Birthday Captain Tom Moore

On Thursday 30th of April, Captain Tom Moore celebrated his 100th birthday, in a more unique way than most, by raising £32 million for the NHS Charities. His original goal was to raise £1000 by walking around his garden 100 times. He was given not only the traditional birthday letter from the Queen, but praise from royals and celebrities alike and around 140,000 birthday cards from the public which are displayed at his grandson’s

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Lockdown Update

Boris Johnson has addressed the nation regarding the lockdown but devolved governments are following their own paths. Everything explained here. Statistics  Across the UK the current figures stand at 223,060 confirmed cases of Covid-19 which is an increase of 3,877 today. Sadly, there has been 210 people who have passed away in the past 24 hours due to the coronavirus therefore the current figure is 32,065

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Initiatives to Support the Vulnerable

Initiatives to Support the Vulnerable

It is true that coronavirus does not discriminate; however, there are a few groups of people who are significantly more affected by the virus, leading to them having an increased risk of complications. Vulnerable groups have been told to shield to lower their risk of contracting the virus. This may mean that they are unable to leave their home to shop for essentials or are simply

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UFO’s Confirmed

On the 27th of April 2020 the pentagon published videos, of now declassified, ‘’unexplained aerial phenomena’’ to clear up any misconceptions about whether previously leaked footage is real. When did these videos first come to light? All three videos had been previously released, two of which had been reported by the New York Times, the third had been published by a company co-founded by former blink-182

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