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Southwick man begins fundraising campaign to provide free school meals to children across the area

FOOTBALLER Marcus Rashford has inspired a fundraising campaign to prevent children in Southwick from going hungry this winter.  Inspired by the Manchester United star’s free meals campaign, Southwick resident, Michael Butler opened a GoFundMe page with the goal of raising £1,000 to support children and families in the Southwick area.  […]

Government advice to retrain left photographer and film-maker feeling ‘unwanted’

The past week has seen a storm of controversy around apparent Government ‘contempt’ for the UK’s arts and creative industries (A&CI). First, Chancellor Rishi Sunak provoked anger with comments which, while mis-reported, created the perception that ministers saw careers in A&CI as somehow ‘disposable’. But then came a government advert […]

Newcastle barbers difference of opinions reflects dilemma facing self-employed workers amid coronavirus crisis

Two barbers in Newcastle have expressed alternative views about how the coronavirus crisis, though they have agreed it will affect them substantially in the near future. Businesses such as barber shops have been advised through Government guidelines to “frequently clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are touched regularly”. However, […]