University students across the country have had to endure a difficult learning experience as the UK encounters its second lockdown. Following a petition to parliament asking for the reduction of tuition fees, student bodies have started to act on universities not doing enough. One of these is the University of Essex, who has asked the University to consider the reduction.
A clothing bank in Alresford has been hit for a second time by thieves. An estimated £500 worth of clothes have been stolen from the charity donation boxes. CCTV had picked up a silver Mercedes driving away from the scene. Parish Councillor, Frank Belgrove, has expressed his disappointment.
A charitable family in Shrub End, Colchester has been raising money for the military charity, Help for Heroes. In the last two days £200 pounds have been raised. Their Christmas light display has become a staple within the community, attracting multiple daily visitors. Glenys Diebelius talks about his inspiration behind the tradition.
The coronavirus outbreak has swept across the globe, making daily tasks harder and more taxing for individuals as well as families. As cases started to grow in the UK, so did the rise of stockpiling and reduced stock in grocery outlets. To combat this, supermarket chains started to put restrictions on buyers to make sure that they were only taking what they needed. However, this disproportently impacted larger families.