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Like many parents and teachers in Redbridge, I am deeply concerned about the prospect of schools returning on June 1.

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The situation the world is facing today with Covid-19 reminds me of the plagues God sent on Pharaoh who persecuted the Children of Israel in Egypt, at the time of Prophet Moses.

The UK going into lockdown has been difficult for all of us – these are some thoughts from three members of Redbridge Youth Council.

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We are 20 weeks into a new decade and we can identify with the prophet Haggai who foretold a shaking of all nations.

In a crisis, it’s more important than ever that political leaders are held to account. Without hard questions, it’s easy for politicians to make lazy, poorly considered choices which don’t work in reality.

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Friday was the 75th anniversary of the ending of the Second World War.

Thanks to the massive collective effort to shield the NHS, we have avoided an uncontrollable and catastrophic epidemic where the reasonable worst-case scenario was 500,000 deaths.

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The United Kingdom is pulling together as one, with people from all regions and all four nations of the country helping each other through the coronavirus pandemic.

Within a matter of weeks, the UK frontline key workers and public have worked to turn an exhibition centre into a 4,000-bed hospital, shuttle through the formation and testing of a vaccine and found innovative ways to communicate.

The coronavirus crisis continues to challenge our whole community and my heart goes out to those who have lost loved ones.

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We are all facing lockdown, a massive change to our liberty, a public health threat to our lives and a threat to the economic life of our country.

Stressed out Londoners can help promote calm by having certain plants in their home and garden.

Across the world, concern about the spread and impact of coronavirus is growing massively. In an age of sensationalism and fear, it’s being given a lot of airtime.

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I’m missing people. The vast majority of my time is usually spent with lots of people: in parliament, in the constituency and in my spare time. So spending most of my time at home has been a challenge.

We live in a world that is changing fast. Just a month ago life was carrying on as normal, but now we’re adjusting to life in a country that’s all but shut down.

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Faizan and I were elected to be the Redbridge MYP (Member of Youth Parliament) on February 18 and being an MYP means a lot to me writes Ahmed Rahman.

Two Saturdays ago, a member of my synagogue died of Covid-19.

We are facing perhaps the most difficult time in the history of this country since the war.

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Hope is hugely important for everyone at this difficult time.

The Covid-19/coronavirus crisis is a national emergency and the government are asking a huge amount; students to put their education on hold and people not to socialise in the normal way.

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The coronavirus crisis is dominating the headlines, with the number of confirmed cases standing at 3,269 as of yesterday (March 20).

This has been an extraordinary couple of weeks in Westminster.

Every year for 19 days in March, Baha’is all over the world participate in a period of fasting where, from sunrise to sunset, food and liquid are not consumed.

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Lent (from Ash Wednesday to Easter Saturday) is a time when Christians observe a period of fasting, contemplation, and self-denial.

The expansion of Heathrow airport has been ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal in a victory for climate campaigners fighting to block controversial plans for a third runway.

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Congratulations to The Salvation Army and Redbridge Council on the opening of 42 accommodation units to shelter homeless people in the borough of Redbridge as part of Project Malachi.

We are in the Christian season of Lent – a time of preparation for the observance of Jesus’ suffering and death, and for the celebration of his resurrection.

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Amelia writes: If you had told me a year ago that I would give a speech in the House of Commons I wouldn’t have believed you, I didn’t even think I could become a member of youth parliament (MYP).

Eden Church is a thriving, multi-cultural Church in the heart of Ilford, Essex, a fresh, vibrant, Jesus-centred church.

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