Meals on Wheels: A Lifeline for the Elderly

Whilst lockdown has dramatically impacted us all, the elderly have been hit hardest. At greatest risk from the pandemic, enduring months of isolation and confinement the lives of Britain’s elderly has never been bleaker. During these uncertain times Wolverhampton’s Meals on Wheels service has provided a lifeline; enabling citizens to live independently, see a friendly face daily and reassure families of their relatives’ safety.

Journalist Job in the ITV Maidstone Newsroom

 

Closing Date is September 22nd, just a week to go.

Production Journalist - ITV News Meridian

  

Base: Maidstone

 

Permanent role.

 

At ITV News Meridian Production Journalists are at the heart of our award-winning news operation, working across all of our output throughout the day – on-air and online. 


We have a vacancy at our newsroom in Maidstone in Kent for a keen, self-starting, ideas-rich, journalist, with a passion for local news, who is ready to take the next step in their career. 


The successful applicant will be hard-working, bring in lots of stories and excel at social media and online content. In our newsroom you will write scripts, edit news pictures, assist our web curator as well as working on content for our flagship 6pm programme. 

 
More details here;
 

Figures show younger people more likely to lose jobs because of COVID-19 – with working class women the worst off

The ONS has revealed that over three in four (76%) of those aged between 25 and 29 years’ old who were worried about the effect of COVID-19 on their lives reported that it had affected their work.  Of those aged between 16-29 years’ old who reported their work had been affected by COVID-19, the most common ways in which it was affected were a reduction in hours (21%), followed by concerns about health and safety. 

Dover’s youngest ever councillor reflects on their time in politics

The youngest ever district councillor for Dover Callum Warriner has spoken out on his time representing Castle Ward. Elected in 2019 for the Conservative Party when he was 19, Mr Warriner, now a law student at Canterbury Christchurch University, has for the first time spoken about his what he has learned from entering politics. 

“I put my name forward as I wanted to make a change in the town, I’ve always had a passion for politics and I believed that I could bring a fresh outlook to the council. 

As PC Harper’s Romany killers appeal against convictions, what does it mean to be Romany in 2020?

“The things people have said to me because I married a Traveller are unbelievable. They wouldn’t say it if he was black.” Romany people speak out about their experiences in 2020 

As PC Andrew Harper’s killers, Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers appeal against their convictions, and in the wake of the Black Lives matter movement, one can’t help but align the dots. PC Harper wasn’t just killed by any teenage boys with a disdain for the police. He was killed by Romany boys. 

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