stories

charlotte

“Having suffered for years with my mental health, this lockdown could have had a very negative impact on me”

“I work as a self employed artist and theatre maker, as well as a casual worker for a museum and theatre. With the lockdown in place, this has meant that I have lost a lot of work, as well as having to put a show I’ve been working on on hold for the time being. …

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Luton lockdown

“I have been worried about how my other family members in countries outside of the UK are”

“I had no idea how the lockdown was going to have an impact on me. As time moved from day 1 to 15 I began to feel lonely despite the fact that I had family members with me and communicated with family members and friends who could not be with me.  I searched to find …

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Wax melts

“It makes you realise how important your loved ones are and to not take your health for granted”

“I’m Louise, I work in a local high school full-time and do beauty on the side. I live with my partner and in-laws and the last few weeks have been difficult/weird. My mother-in-law has a compromised immune system due to health conditions so has moved out temporarily to self-isolate with her sister. In our house …

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Julia lockdown

“Keeping those more vulnerable people in mind has motivated me to help out where I can”

“The last few weeks have been very hard for me and my family especially as I can’t see my son because he lives with his dad and is over 18. We keep in touch over the phone but it’s just not the same. I feel really guilty when I go to feed my cows and …

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noah luton

“We’ll come out delivering better services on the other side”

“NOAH is always concerned for the most disadvantaged in society no matter what the circumstances. This current situation has changed the circumstances of a number of people that we work with. In some respects it’s good, because there’s a serious effort to make sure people who are rough sleeping in Luton and Central Bedfordshire are …

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Lucas Perry LP Bootcamp

“It makes you realise how far togetherness can go”

“I’ve been running the LP Bootcamp since July 2019. I started out in a local field and moved to Pirton Hill Primary School for the winter. Under normal circumstances I average about 20 clients each session (hopefully once everything is over with coronavirus I can move it back outside). With schools being shut and government …

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Level Trust

“At a time when they were facing daily challenges with shopping for food and essentials, their thoughts were with others”

“Level Trust are distributing 1000 Learn@Home packs for children and young people to provide them with fun / learning resources that can be used at home while schools are closed. We feel this is especially important at this time with 46% of children in Luton living in poverty and in ‘lockdown’ due to Covid-19, families …

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