Was it wrong to give the Cheltenham Festival the go-ahead?

Tweet The Cheltenham Festival has been subject to heavy criticism since its staging in early March following accusations that hosting it only accelerated the spread of the Coronavirus across the UK.  The four-day event was hosted just days before the Government called for a temporary ban on mass social gatherings, but many have argued across social media that officials were still in the wrong to give the Festival the ‘green light’.  Chief Executive of the British Horseracing Authority Nick Rust is tasked with the job of answering to these criticisms…

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How has Covid-19 affected small businesses in Cornwall?

Tweet By Tyler Yems As of yet, the financial effect of Covid-19 on the country is uncertain. Over the next few months, it’s possible we will see lots of businesses struggle and try to recover from the current pandemic. Lots of small business face tough times ahead of them, after many looking to have to close for at least 3 months. With many staff being furloughed and some even losing their jobs. The situation is changing daily, but at the minute any non-essential shops are closed. This is the same…

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What are the impacts of Brighton Pride 2020 being cancelled?

Tweet Words by Rathurshan Ganeshalingam Brighton Pride 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, which will affect the amount of money they raise this year.  The annual event is a chance for the LGBTQ+ community to come together and fight for their rights and have pride in who they are. It is also a great way for charities to spread awareness and raise money for their causes. Brighton Pride has also benefitted Brighton and boosted its economy. The Brighton Rainbow Fund states that Brighton Pride 2018 reportedly boosted…

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COVID-19: The Peoples Fightback

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused the effective lockdown of many nations. So how are people trying to stay fit and healthy? Tony Robertson Investigates.

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