As individuals we can help repair the climate by mending and repurposing items rather than sending them to waste. With shops and service industries closed during lockdown, it has never been less easy to replace our ‘stuff.’
When Paul Sobek died on March 27, aged just 63, there were no hugs, no mourners, no eulogies. Just ten members of his immediate family, standing two metres apart, not allowed to wipe the tears from each others’ eyes.
We are in the grip of the COVID-19 crisis. It is restricting us in all areas of life, and causes so much suffering. But we know it will pass and afterwards we will reorient ourselves. Other topics will soon re-emerge, one of which will certainly be climate change.
One World: Together at Home may have brought some of the world’s biggest pop stars to your living room, but a Letchworth bar and restaurant has gone one step further – live streaming sets from some of Hertfordshire’s best musicians.
Like much of the UK, the Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock communities came together last night to applaud our carers, healthcare workers, nurses and doctors and everyone else battling the coronavirus outbreak.
Following the announcement of Hitchin’s inaugural Pride in July, the Comet team are proud to say we will be featuring a monthly diary from members of the LGBQT+ community – who will share their experiences with the wider world.