Interview with Dave Martin, 55, Big Issue vendor in Hammersmith. The Big Issue Group has kitted out vendors with PPE and contactless payment equipment to allow their sellers to get back to work as of July 6. The Big Issue, which offers homeless and vulnerably housed people across the UK a means by which to earn a legitimate income, had to stop selling the magazine with immediate effect on March 20 due to the pandemic. As of today, 2,000 vendors will be back out selling the magazine across England, Scotland and Wales, for the first time in 15 weeks.
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Amid COVID-19 outbreak, textile manufacturer has developed unique PPE kits for paramedical staffs in Coimbatore. These PPE kits are chlorine-enriched and are reusable. The textile manufacturer said, "It is a very innovative product and has developed entirely in-house. We have developed the product which has the ability to recharge chlorine into the fabric for nearly 80 washes. Disinfecting properties of chlorine is built into the fabric." This is a great initiative as coronavirus cases are growing in the country and also the need of PPE kits for doctors and nurses.
Scenes from Twelfth of July in Northern Ireland with interviews and scenes from a memorial service to two Orangemen who were murdered 50 years ago. Grand secretary of the Grand Lodge of Ireland Rev Mervyn Gibson said it was a Twelfth like no other in recent memory.
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Bonfires have been lit in loyalist areas across Northern Ireland as the annual July tradition took place amid coronavirus restrictions.While there were fewer fires than usual, significant crowds did gather at several of the bonfires that went ahead.In north Belfast, there was a second night of sporadic disorder close to a community interface as police came under attack from petrol bombers in the nationalist New Lodge close to a bonfire in the loyalist Tiger’s Bay area.
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Cambridge Barbershop on Belfast’s Lisburn Road opened at one minute past midnight as the lockdown eased in Northern Ireland, allowing people the opportunity to have their first haircut in three months.
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