18 May 2020

Communities battling dual enemies of poverty and coronavirus

The lockdown has forced many of us to reflect on what it is that really matters to us. With work taking a backseat it could be family, neighbourliness perhaps or even a sense of community.

Across the country people have been offering time and support to those most in need. When the NHS sought volunteers, hundreds of thousands quickly applied.

In Chorley, Lancashire, a dedicated hub has been set up by the council to channel a new spirit.