THE writer behind a Covid drama slated the UK Government's "careless" response to the pandemic after a winning an award at the BAFTAs. Dennis Kelly read out a letter to Westminster after collecting the single drama trophy for Together, which follows a couple who re-evaluate their relationship during the crisis and stars Scots star James McAvoy.
The writer behind BBC drama Together used his TV Baftas speech to read a letter from families bereaved by Covid-19 that criticised the Government’s handling of the pandemic. Together, starring Sharon Horgan and James McAvoy, won the award for single drama. Taking to the stage, scriptwriter Dennis Kelly read a letter from the campaign group Covid-19 Bereaved Families for Justice calling for a public inquiry to be expedited.
DECEMBER 2021 proved to be particularly busy with new arrivals at our member World Horse Welfare’s Penny Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre, which welcomed 14 little Welsh ponies on the 13th of December. The group came from a very sad situation – their owner had passed away and the family was unable to provide the appropriate care for a rather large number of ponies.
Henry Moser would land a windfall worth hundreds of millions of pounds if the sale of a minority stake in Cheadle-based Together takes place, Sky News learns. The founder of one of Britain's biggest privately held consumer finance groups is in talks about the sale of a minority stake that would yield a windfall worth hundreds of millions of pounds.
Purchasing property is a huge decision and when you’re viewing houses, it’s important you’re armed with the best information to help you decide by asking questions. With property prices reaching record highs, inflation and cost of living continuing to be a challenge for many this year, securing the right property – and getting answers to the right questions early on – is crucial.
Additional Microsoft Teams features are coming to the web client Microsoft is readying an update for its online collaboration platform Teams that will help close the gap between the desktop app and web client. As explained in a rather cryptic roadmap entry (opens in new tab), the “modern meeting experience” will soon be made available to those that access Microsoft Teams via their web browser.
Arriving alongside new Shared Unlocks feature. Don't Starve Together, developer Klei Entertainment's co-operative multiplayer twist on its acclaimed survival adventure, will be making its way to Switch on 12th April. If you've already played Don't Starve, you'll be right at home with Together; it takes the original's deliciously dark survival conceit - in which you awake in an expansive, wonderfully twisted world and must forage, maim, eat, and build in order to survive long enough to orchestrate an escape - but enables you to do it all with friends in tow.
LIKE many of the animals Together for Animals members care for, three-year-old Penny had been through a lot before she was found. Towards the end of last year, a member of the public found Penny abandoned in the woods. She had been tied to a tree and her front and hind legs had been tightly bound with blue tape, leaving her totally unable to move.
A major study has concluded what doctors and scientists have been trying to say for months: ivermectin does nothing against the coronavirus. Fringe groups, conspiracy theorists and anti-vaxxers have been claiming the de-worming medicine is a wonder drug in combating Covid-19. Not only have these people erroneously suggested that ivermectin can help prevent you from getting sick, but they also allege it can speed up the recovery process if you get infected.
AN optical illusion shows an old and young couple but which do you see first? If you look at the image quickly, your mind might be tricked. The image, by artist Oleg Shupliak, is titled Together. At first, the viewer might see a young couple facing each other.
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With Rightmove’s latest data highlighting a rebound in demand for London as people return to offices to work and move closer to major cities, or at least within comfortable commuting distance of their workplaces – there’s lots of opportunities for London landlords and sellers. However, with the new government rules surrounding EPC ratings due to come into effect in just three years, and 60% of the UK’s current housing stock still rated D or below – the scale of the challenge is clear.
Grantham Morrisons new charity partnership will help families supported by Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People
Customers who shop at a supermarket will be able to help families thanks to a new partnership. Together for Short Lives, a children's palliative care charity, and are set to raise vital funds for hospices across the country including Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.
Storm conditions could take the shine off a spectacular lights event, designed to help mark Southend’s newly awarded city status. LuminoCity features a number of large-scale interactive light installations for visitors to see the area in a new light and experience artworks from around the world.
The plan, Together We Care, will be based off public responses and ideas to shape how NHS Highland go forward with its provision of healthcare. It hopes that the feedback will help to structure a plan that will provide the right care when needed to the right people.
There was good news for Francis House Children’s Hospice, as a new partnership has launched between supermarket giant, Morrisons and charity, Together for Short Lives - that will benefit families caring for a seriously ill children from Oldham and across Greater Manchester. Together for Short Lives and Morrisons are set to raise vital funds for children’s hospices across the country, just like Francis House, as part of a flagship three-year-partnership starting on 15 February 2022.
Southend Luminocity: Dazzling lights return to seafront Illuminations have returned to Southend seafront and town centre to mark the incoming city status. The LuminoCity Festival of Light is drawing in families and visitors to brave the chilly nights as the town and seafront is taken over by stunning music and illumination displays.
The huge Spectra artwork towering over the Castlegate looks like an alien spaceship that landed overnight. However, TOGETHER wasn’t beamed down from outer space – it was carefully and lovingly built in the heart of the Granite City by the creative team from Lucid Creates. Work began on this spectacular large-scale installation last Saturday and – as our timelapse video shows – five days later it was ready to burst into glorious life for a Wednesday night preview, before Spectra officially opened on Thursday.
BUYING a home is possibly one of the most stressful tasks Britons will do, and it has been made worse through the Covid-19 pandemic. Fortunately, a property expert has shared several of his "important" tips to help ease a house buying process. Buying a home can be extremely daunting and is a huge “financial commitment”, according to experts.