key workers

For Our Heroes: Tavistock songwriter's moving tribe to key workers

Authored by News Desk

A heart-warming tribute song thanking NHS staff and key workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic has been written and produced by Tavistock locals, Andrew Lessiter and Violet Ryder.

Alongside his day job as a Virgin Media sales representative for Plymouth South, 37-year-old Andrew wrote ‘For Our Heroes’ in one week, expertly recording and producing a video to accompany the...

Key workers in Devon are paid less than the real Living Wage

Authored by News Desk

Research has revealed that five key worker roles, essential to keeping Devon running, earn less than the real Living Wage of £19,344.

During the Covid-19 crisis there has been an influx of appreciation for the UK’s key workers. A variety of companies are offering a range of free or discounted food, drink, phone contracts, app subscriptions and clothing all to celebrate those who are...

Scribbler bring back # RandomActOfCardness offering to deliver the nation’s ‘Thank You’ messages to key workers for free!

Authored by News Desk

With the UK on lockdown, key workers continue to work to keep the nation safe, fed and looked after. As the pandemic has unfolded in the UK, the simplest yet most powerful acts of kindness have erupted across the country, from people giving up their parking spots to clapping in unison every Thursday at 8pm.

Although we find ourselves confined to our homes and even flowers are no...

Interactive map launches to help key workers find offers on bikes and repair services

Authored by Emma Cooke

Key workers across Devon can now find cycle-related offers and locate bike stores that are open in their local area, with a live online map launched today.

The map was compiled by the walking and cycling charity Sustrans to make cycling easier for key workers as they travel to and from work each day during Covid-19.

A single repository of information, the map displays four...

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