Kingston has today entered Tier 3 of coronavirus restrictions along with all other London boroughs.
Maxine Stinton fell out of love with the river Thames when her house flooded. All she wanted to do was get away from it however, lockdown has made her appreciate the beautiful scenery on her doorstep and enabled her to create prints to celebrate the community.
Driven by the issue of food insecurity that coronavirus either exacerbated or brought to light, every box purchased by Kingston residents has subsidised a box of fresh fruit and/or veg for local individuals and families in need. Order online at www.goodfoodcoop.org.uk
As we enter the last week of lockdown you may be pulling your hair out trying to think of ways to entertain your children. But don’t fear! We’ve come up with some great ideas to fill those winter days with fun for all the family.
It has been an exciting few weeks. First Pfizer announced a 90 per cent efficacy of its vaccine candidate, then Moderna one-upped it with 94 per cent. Then, in the early hours of Monday morning, November 23, the Oxford vaccine was shown to have 70 per cent effectiveness – increasing to 90 if people were given an initial half dose followed by a booster. The Oxford vaccine also has the advantage of being by far the cheapest and easiest to store of the three.