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Allotment or a holiday? I’d rather have my allotment

During the coronavirus pandemic, waiting lists for an allotment have swelled. What do these small patches of land mean to those who cultivate them? Hidden…
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Could certain accents cost people a job?

The UK is a rich tapestry of dialects and accents which in turn reflect the ebbs and flow of local history. But why are people…
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Covid-19: Demand for Norfolk school key worker places ‘outstrips supply’

Children of key workers are entitled to attend school during the lockdown, according to government regulations. But many head teachers say they simply do not…
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The message never sent: “Maybe going to die in the container, can’t breathe any more dear.”

The following piece was written and produced for BBC News Online and was published on 21 December, 2020 “Maybe going to die in the container,…
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Covid 19 and the curious world of lockdown DIY

“When you called,” architectural photographer Tim Soar told me, “the last thing I thought it would be about was my putting up some shelves.” “Indeed,”…
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The Mayflower Ship that Never Set Sail to the USA

It was a lofty ambition: To build a life-size replica of the 17th Century Mayflower and recreate the Transatlantic crossing that set sail 400 years…
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Covid-19: Inside the hospice caring for the most vulnerable of the vulnerable

They care for dying patients in their final days, but having to shut their charity shops and cancel fundraising events has put UK hospices in…
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Covid-19: Southwold and Lowestoft

Lowestoft and Southwold sit just 14 miles apart on the eastern edge of England. As the coronavirus outbreak took hold, one was bustling with people,…
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Elections, elections, elections: The thoughts of people in Canvey and Peterborough

Recently dispatched to Canvey Island and Peterborough to photograph the faces of the electorate voting in the European elections and the Peterborough by-elections, here are…
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The asylum seekers, migrants and refugees in search of legitimacy

This is the scene. A BBC crew arrives at a Red Cross refugee drop-in centre with a large camera and a long furry microphone. Is…