Fighting the lockdown with a new volunteer army

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By The Times

Fighting the lockdown with a new volunteer army

An army of volunteers has sprung up across the country in response to the coronavirus crisis. Today, we tell their stories. And we ask: is there a new team spirit that will outlast the lockdown?

Guests:

Martin Fletcher, former foreign editor of The Times.

Alison Langan, retired teacher.

Joe Pegg, IT specialist, and chief technical officer for the Long Ashton covid support group.

Sharon Shamir, solicitor and co-founder of the Telegraph Hill covid support group.

Host: Manveen Rana.

 

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