Coronavirus

Stay at home residents use rainbows to bring colour to Telford and Wrekin

People in Telford and Wrekin have created rainbow designs to inspire people to stay at home during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus rainbow asking people to stay indoors

People all over the UK are following government advice to stay at home. Many have also been creating beautiful rainbow pictures to share some colour and positivity in a time where everything is frankly quite grey.

Telford & Wrekin residents have been no different with many residents placing the creations in windows for passers by to see.

Some have also posted their creations to friends and family who are self-isolating during this difficult time to brighten their day. We were sent over 50 different rainbow deisigns made by people stay at home – take a look to see how all their hard work turned out.

It’s important for everyone to help spread the message that we all need to stay at home as much as we can to reduce the spread of Coronavirus.

Remember you should only leave the house for 1 of 4 reasons:

  • To shop shop for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible
  • To exercise once a day – alone or with members of your household
  • For any medical need, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person
  • To travel to and from work, but only where this absolutely cannot be done from home

At the moment this is all a novelty but tasks like creating things locally will become more important as the weeks go on and to keep people’s spirits up, to feel less isolated and involved in something outside of our own four walls.

What have you been doing with your family?

STAY AT HOME, PROTECT OUR NHS, SAVE LIVES

4 comments

  1. Thank you to Telford and Wrekin council; I have found your approach calm sensible and supportive though I fear some people are still not taking the situation seriously enough

  2. Thank you all for your efforts. Unfortunately there are people still coming and going operate where we live on a daily basis . Not obeying the 2 metre distancing rule . This minority of morons need to be stopped .

  3. Thank you T&W for your updates and your approach to helping your communities get through this that bit easier. God bless you all.

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