Sunday, July 25, 2021

BABJ Newsday 08/12/20

All of the content below was created by Third year BABJ students from the Nottingham Trent University Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism, under ‘Newsday’ conditions on the 8th of December 2020.

The company behind the failed Christmas market in Nottingham have apologised for the first time since the event opened with little to no social distancing. Nottingham City Council had planned for a whole month of a slimmed-back 'Winter Wonderland' which included a variety of takeaway food outlets, a carousel, helter-skelter...
With shops re-opening a month after the second lockdown and just a few weeks before Christmas, shoppers are learning the meaning of the nightmare before Christmas. How else to start celebrating this "Covid Christmas?" , but with sore feet, aching arms and long queues.  The outbreak of a global pandemic...
The Good Grief Trust Poster
Key landmarks across the country, including St Paul's Cathedral, will light up yellow this evening to commemorate the final day of National Grief Awareness Week. The Central London Cathedral will be emblazoned in yellow following a special service to commemorate all of those who have passed away throughout 2020. Elsewhere, the...
Local residents in Tamworth have taken to social media to complain about how disheartened they are with the illuminations. As many of the Christmas activities cannot happen, due to Tier 3 restrictions, residents expected the Christmas lights to be better this year. The switch on, on December 2nd, wasn't open to...
It's been a monumental week for football as fans are welcomed back into stadiums across the country. On November 24, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that when England came out of lockdown on December 2, teams who play in the 'tier one' and 'tier two' areas would be able...
The NHS is asking for volunteers to administer the COVID-19 vaccine as the second pandemic continues. Those who signed up to the Royal Voluntary Service in the first wave of the pandemic, are now being contacted to help give the vaccine to the public. They are asking for volunteer vaccinators,...
One day after the opening of Nottingham’s annual Christmas Market, concerns over the spread of Coronavirus has forced it to close for the rest of the year. The Christmas Market opened on Saturday, with a carousel, a big wheel as well as food and gift stalls. Initially the Organisers, Mellors Group...