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Lockdown has changed London’s renting scene: these are our new priorities

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Anna Brech
  • Two friends wearing face masks sit on a bench as they maintain social distancing at the Botanical Gardens , Sheffield, UK on a warm day on 22nd May 2020. (Photo by Giannis Alexopoulos/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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    As the lockdown eases, friends and family aren’t the priority they should be

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    This is why you may be secretly pining for your work colleagues

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    This is what The Body Shop is doing to help NHS workers unwind

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Social distance dancing.
Life

Social distance dancing on the streets has gone viral, and it’s exactly what we need right now

Residents are coming together for some daily street dancing.

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Hollie Richardson
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creative skills
Life

From baking to therapeutic colouring: how *not* to spend your evenings watching TV

Break free from the sofa and rediscover the power of creativity.

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Anna Brech
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Clap for NHS.
Opinion

“I never thought clapping would bring me so much relief – we really are not alone”

#ClapForOurCarers was the nicest thing to happen to us in weeks.

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Hollie Richardson
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Virtual pub
Life

The Corona Arms is a virtual pub where all are welcome and the drinks are free (well, sort of)

Come join in the fun and games to keep those lonely feelings at bay.

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Anna Brech
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Heloise Wood
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Vera Lynn urges us to carry on together during coronavirus disease

The Forces' Sweetheart knows a thing or to about hard times so we should take note of her life advice on her 103rd birthday.

Life

Kindness and coronavirus: woman’s postcard campaign for neighbours goes global

It’s the small-scale acts of heroism that really count at a time like this.

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Anna Brech
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Long Reads

9 rewarding ways to help your local community in 2020

Because it really is cool to be kind.

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Lucy Scott
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Dog walkers can find friendship and solidarity in each other.
Long Reads

“How dog walking led me to make friends“

Getting a dog led Rachel Charlton-Dailey to get to know her neighbours.

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Rachel Charlton-Dailey
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Win one of eight Tile Bluetooth Tracker Essentials packs

Helping you find what matters most, from keys and wallets to passports and suitcases

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Woman laughing on phone
Life

Why WhatsApp might actually be good for your mental health

It turns out social media may not be all bad news after all...

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Lauren Geall
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Life

Loving the FIFA Women's World Cup? Maybe you should join female football community, This Fan Girl

Women can be made to feel sexualised or like second rate fans at football games, this community is stopping that

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Megan Murray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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The heartwarming reason this donut shop sells out every single day

This is everyday kindfulness in action.

People

This woman sends handwritten letters to strangers who are struggling in life

Meet Jodi Ann Bickley, aka our new hero

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Anna Brech
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Life

This small act of kindness went viral - for a very important reason

A small gesture of support hit exactly the right note

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Anna Brech
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Books

Why everyone should embrace the micro-library trend

Books that bring people together

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Anna Brech
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Life

The four most creative places to live in the UK

Four artists tell us why their neighborhood is one of the country's coolest

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Anna Hart
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Visible Women

These 8 inspiring women’s projects just won £600,000 in government funding

They were awarded the money as part of the government’s Suffrage Centenary Grant Scheme.

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Moya Crockett
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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 09: Actress Gabrielle Union attends the Opportunity Network's 11th Annual Night of Opportunity at Cipriani Wall Street on April 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/WireImage)
People

Gabrielle Union learned who her “people” truly were after being raped

“It was one of the most lonely and debilitating experiences of my life”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Anna Brech
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City launches kindness initiative to spotlight small acts of heroism

"It's a way to put helping your neighbour and being kind at the top of everyone’s mind”

Life

Drinking in pubs with friends is good for you, new study confirms

Consider this your get-out-of-Dry-January-free card.

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Moya Crockett
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