Radio station pauses on national day of reflection for Covid-19 victims

Fenland Youth Radio remember Covid-19 victims

Members of Fenland Youth Radio paused outside their headquarters at Peel House in Whittlesey to remember those who lost their lives due to Covid-19. - Credit: Fenland Youth Radio

A community radio station paused to remember those who lost their lives to coronavirus, one year on from the first national lockdown. 

Members of Fenland Youth Radio stood outside their headquarters at Peel House in Whittlesey as part of the national day of reflection on March 23. 

The pause, broadcast on the station’s Facebook page, coincided with the national event on Tuesday evening where residents remembered those who have died during the pandemic with a minute’s silence and a doorstep vigil. 

A spokesperson for Fenland Youth Radio said: “Those who paused were socially distanced. 

“The message was of support and reflection to those who lost a family member, a friend, or someone they simply knew of.” 

Whittlesey radio station lit up for national pause

Peel House in Whittlesey was lit up one year on from when the first national Covid-19 lockdown was announced. - Credit: Fenland Youth Radio

The day of reflection marked one year since Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the first stay-at-home order for the country as deaths linked to Covid-19 began to rise. 

Fenland Youth Radio would like to thank Young Technicians CIC for providing the lights as part of the reflection.

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