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Friday, July 3, 2020

Thousands are expected to emulate astronaut Neil Armstrong’s immortal words “that’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” as Fenland pubs, restaurants and hair salons re-open.

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Many people have made a number of big life decisions during this enforced ‘time out’, says Peter Sharkey.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

We find ourselves at a historic moment as councils across the UK plan to meet the challenges of a recovery from a situation most of us have never faced before in our lives.

‘Covid-19 and homelessness– where next?’ was the topic for a webinar hosted by the Local Government Association. Those taking part included Cllr Chris Boden, leader of Fenland District Council. Here’s what he had to say.

Hot tub sales have surged during lockdown, says Peter Sharkey, as average household spending falls by more than a fifth.

The Week In Numbers with Peter Sharkey

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