Northumbria University Outbreak

Northumbria University has said 770 of its students have tested positive for Covid-19, in one of the UK’s largest single-site coronavirus outbreaks, as other universities across the country reported surging case numbers. The Newcastle outbreak has taken the total number of cases among students to more than 2,000 across 65 universities, with most testing positiveContinue reading “Northumbria University Outbreak”

Middlesbrough Lockdown

Following the news that the Mayor of Middlesbrough, Andy Preston announced objections to new coronavirus restrictions I was sent on assignment to get some pictures of daily life in the town during the day and evening. The elected mayor of Middlesbrough said he was prepared to defy the Government and reject new Covid-19 measures imposedContinue reading “Middlesbrough Lockdown”

NHS Spitfire

The NHS Spitfire aircraft stops at at Durham Tees Valley airport during a charity flypast on September 22, 2020 in Darlington, England. The blue Spitfire PL983 nicknamed ‘L’ was specifically built and used for photo reconnaissance during World War Two and carried cameras instead of weapons. Now the aircraft, owned by the Aircraft Restoration CompanyContinue reading “NHS Spitfire”

The Grand Organ

Newly restored pipes for the York Minster organ are returned following refurbishment on September 15, 2020 in York, England. The once-in-a-century project to refurbish the Grand Organ began in 2018. Organ specialists Harrison and Harrison removed the instrument, including all its 5,403 pipes to their workshop in Durham for repair and rebuilding. The refurbishment workContinue reading “The Grand Organ”

York Minster Choir

Eight adult singers from the York Minster Choir, under the direction of Robert Sharpe, Director of Music at York Minster rehearse and then perform a newly commissioned anthem written to celebrate the return of choral singing in York Minster for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown. The members of the choir have been unableContinue reading “York Minster Choir”