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A school has teamed up with a business to produce more than 2,000 items of protective kit for key workers.

A £100,000 rapid response fund to help people making a difference during the coronavirus pandemic has opened for applications.

A team of volunteers has launched a community foodbank in Barking.

People have been invited to write “love letters to the world” to let their imaginations roam freely while stuck in lockdown.

A supermarket’s staff are limbering up to a dance-a-thon in a bid to raise £500 for an NHS charity.

A dancer from Dagenham has created a tap for carers salute to NHS workers in a bid to raise £1,000 for charity.

A team of firefighters has smashed its target to raise £1,000 for the NHS ahead of a sponsored marathon challenge.

A British Asian restaurant is offering food boxes.

Terminal illness charity Marie Curie has cancelled all of its upcoming public collections in London and across the UK.


For the past six months, employers and employees have been adapting to ways of working from home. The green light has now been given to many people to go back to offices safely. From flexible hours and staggered starting times to deep cleaning, we’re getting ready for new ways of working.

School’s in for summer – and beyond – with health experts agreeing that pupils safely returning to their studies is “positively” the right thing to do. It’s vital for all children’s welfare, not just in terms of students’ future education but also mental and physical well-being, as well as social interaction of classmates.

The NHS Test and Trace system provides protection for family, friends, colleagues and the community, and is here to keep all of us safe and allow us to enjoy summer safely. We take a look at how the system is working and talk to one member of the thousands of team members about her experiences.

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