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Covid-safe benches unveiled as communities brought closer by pandemic

Furniture restorer and eco designer Jay Blades, unveils beautiful Covid-safe benches across the country dedicated to ‘unknown and unheralded’ individuals for their work in local communities. A report released on Wednesday by The National Lottery indicates that over the past eight months almost half of adults in the UK (49%) feel, notwithstanding the hardship of the pandemic, a positive to emerge is the sense of community spirit. A third of people (34%) said they know their neighbours better than before and four-fifths of those (80%) actually felt safer because of it.

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