Covid: Room 46 musical emulates experiences of teenagers during lockdown

A musical showcasing the experiences of teenagers during the lockdown is to tour nationally after its Northamptonshire premiere later. Room 46 charts the changing social environment caused by the pandemic through the eyes of six young people. It will be performed and recorded at the Castle Theatre, in Wellingborough, for the first time on Thursday.Continue reading “Covid: Room 46 musical emulates experiences of teenagers during lockdown”

Milton Keynes robot used for lockdown couple

An app developer used a delivery robot to propose to his partner because of their shared love for the technology. The machines usually deliver groceries and takeaways in Milton Keynes but Ben Hogan arranged for one to bring a ring to the home he shares with Sherri Dawes in Kempston on Christmas Eve.The Covid pandemicContinue reading “Milton Keynes robot used for lockdown couple”

Covid: Old bikes given a new life for lockdown

There has been a surge in interest in the outdoors during the Covid pandemic, prompting a pair of cycling enthusiasts to breath new life into old, discardedbicycles.Beth Ward and Robin Hughes are turning unwanted bikes into electric powered cycles in Denbighshire.They hope it will help encourage new riders to get fitter, for a fraction ofContinue reading “Covid: Old bikes given a new life for lockdown”