Wednesday , June 3 2020

Britain takes to the streets to clap for the carers in latest weekly salute to the NHS – Daily Mail, Dailymail.co.uk

Millions of Brits all over the country took to their doorsteps to clap for NHS staff and key workers this evening, for the third Thursday in a row amid the coronavirus outbreak.

People all over the country showed their appreciation for key workers continuing to work during the outbreak and lockdown.

For the past two weeks, NHS workers have been the recipients of the cheers and claps from the nation.

But last week the event, organized by the Clap For Our Carers campaign, was expanded to include all key workers, such as supermarket staff, the emergency services and teachers who are continuing to work.

Fireworks were let off, people whooped and cheered, while others banged pans and blew into horns to mark today’s event.

Proud Brits took to social media to hail their neighbors’ efforts, with streets filled with applause.

David and Victoria Beckham also joined in, with their family, as did several politicians including Dominic Raab, Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer.

Meanwhile, a businessman hired a plane to tell an indebted Britain tonight: ‘Thank you NHS & frontline services’, flying the banner over Merseyside and Lancashire.

NHS staff receive the applause of the public and police force at Aintree Universtiy Hospital in Liverpool this evening

The Beckhams join in with the clap for carers event this evening, as millions of Brits thanks the NHS and key workers

Staff from the Royal Liverpool University Hospital join in a national applause during during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative

Harland and Wolff workers sound the shipyard horn while a woman applauds during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS in Belfast

A man blows a horn to show his appreciation for NHS and other key workers in Cardiff this evening, the third week in a row the event has gone ahead

A woman blows a horn to show her appreciation for NHS and other key workers on Lawrenny Avenue in Cardiff this evening

Tenants of Lissenden G ardens in London join in the weekly applause to thank NHS and key workers for their work throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

People in open windows and on balconies, clap in gratitude for those working on the frontline of the fight against coronavirus

People applaud for the National Health Service (NHS) as they join in ‘Clap for Our Carers’ in south London this evening

Following the success of the ‘Clap for Our Carers’ campaign, members of the public are being encouraged to applaud NHS staff and other key workers from their homes at 8pm every Thursday

Two women clap to show their appreciation for NHS and other key workers in Cardiff tonight, joining millions all over Britain

Staff from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London join the salute to local heroes this evening, with thunderous applause around the country

Staff from the Royal Liverpool University Hospital join in a national applause during during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative

NHS staff at Royal Liverpool Hospital in Liverpool, north-west England join the applause, with millions thanking them for their service during the outbreak

A thank you to the NHS written in Welsh, ‘Diolch Yn Fawr NHS’ seen on the front of a blue lit Millennium Center in Cardiff

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Fire and ambulance staff applauding outside the Springburn Community Fire Station in Glasgow, saluting local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide clap for Carers NHS initiative

The disease has struck at the heart of the British government, infected more than 72, 10 0 people nationwide and killed over 7, 06 0

Residents of Coldharbour Lane in Brixton clap their support of carers and NHS staff, as well as other key workers, this evening

A woman Plays the castanets as tenants of Lissenden Gardens in London join in the weekly applause to thank NHS and key workers

Following the success of the ‘Clap for Our Carers’ campaign, members of the public are being encouraged to applaud NHS staff and other key workers from their homes at 8pm every Thursday

Police officers join in the clapping for carers event this evening, with millions of Brits showing their appreciation for NHS staff

As the nation again clapped for its coronavirus heroes, the banner was flown across the North West of England paying tribute from above.

the banner was flown across Merseyside and Lancashire, including over hospitals in Liverpool, Southport and Ormskirk.

Peter Robinson, who runs Liverpool furniture store Charlotte Lucy ‘s Fitted Bedrooms, arranged the tribute.

He wrote on Facebook:’ Hello everyone, hope you are all keeping safe and staying at home in these worrying times.

‘Us here at Charlotte Lucy’s have been thinking how we could show our support to our NHS, key workers & front line workers … so after a lot of thought we have arranged a way to get the message out to Thank all our NHS staff, doctors, nurses, cleaners, truck drivers, bin men, all shop workers, teachers … right the way down the line of front line workers.

People applaud for the National Health Service (NHS) as they join in ‘Clap for Our Carers’ in south London this evening

A banner thanking the NHS over the Royal Liverpool University Hospital this evening during the clap for carers event

) NHS staff watch as an aircraft showing an NHS tribute banner flies over Fazakerley Hospital in Liverpool this evening

Foreign Secre tary Dominic Raab and Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak applaud during the Clap For Our Carers

Staff from the Royal Liverpool University Hospital join in a national applause during during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative

It comes as an urgent new appeal was launched tonight in an attempt to raise millions of pounds to support NHS nurses, doctors, staff and volunteers

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Stands on her front doorstep to clap for NHS and key workers amid the coronavirus crisis

A girl claps to show her appreciation for NHS and other key workers on Lawrenny Avenue on April 9, 2020 in Cardiff

Police officers stand outside the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London to join the salute to local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers event

Firef ighters from Weymouth Fire Station applaud for all the key workers this evening, joining millions all over the nation

‘This will be between 6: (PM – 7: pm tomorrow so keep your eyes peeled and don’t forget to clap …

‘It’s just a little thank you to everyone – all are heroes who put themselves at risk everyday and us ourselves are lucky enough to live next door to one of them.

‘ Thank you and don’t forget to tell the kids to give the pilot a wave. ‘

Alder Hey children’s hospital tweeted:’ Today, between 6. 41 and 7. (pm, there will be a plane flying over Alder Hey with a special message for NHS and other frontline workers.

‘If you’re in the area at the time, key your eyes on the skies! If you can, take a picture or video and send it to us! ‘

It comes as an urgent new appeal was launched tonight in an attempt to raise millions of pounds to support NHS nurses, doctors, staff and volunteers.

NHS Charities Together hopes the #OneMillionClaps campaign will raise at least £ 5million .

The appeal will be promoted with a short film voiced by David Walliams and featuring NHS staff and people from across the UK.

In Manchester people prepared to clap for the NHS by adorning their gardens with special health care scarecrows.

A man cheers to show his appreciation for NHS staff and other key workers this evening, for the third week in a row

A woman applauds in Hemel Hempstead during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS this evening

A woman plays to the tune of ‘somewhere over the rainbow’ during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS

Saskia Brunskill, seven, joins in with neighbors applause to show support for NHS frontline workers as the UK adjusts to life under the Coronavirus pandemic

A woman plays an instrument to the tune of ‘somewhere over the rainbow’ during the Clap for our Carers campaign in support of the NHS

Police officers are seen applauding NHS staff and key workers on Westminster Bridge this evening for the clap for carers event

Fire fighters applaud on Westminster Bridge in London to salute local heroes during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative

Following the success of the ‘Clap for Our Carers’ campaign , members of the public are being encouraged to applaud NHS staff and other key workers from their homes at 8pm every Thursday

Construction workers clapping outside the Nightingale Hospital at the Harrogate Convention Center in Harrogate this evening

Police Community Support Officers clapping outside the Nightingale Hospital at the Harrogate Convention Center in Harrogate

Staff from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London hold up signs saying ‘Thank You’ during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers initiative

NHS cheer and wave for the camera after an aircraft showing an NHS tribute banner flew over Fazakerley Hospital in Liverpool this evening

A woman bangs a saucepan outside he r flat window in Glasgow during Thursday’s nationwide Clap for Carers NHS initiative

: St. Mary’s Church is lit up blue as part of Clap for Carers this evening, one of several buildings to do so tonight

The Natural History Museum is illuminated in blue lights during the Clap for the NHS event this evening, as millions of Brits joined in

The scarecrows are out in Greenfield, Manchester as part of its annual scarecrow parade .

NHS Charities Together’s video features a re-recording of the Queen classic We Will Rock You with the new lyrics: ‘NHS, We Love You. We Say, We Say, Thank You. ‘

# OneMillionClaps is part of National COVID – URGENT APPEAL, which was launched two weeks ago by NHS Charities Together – the official umbrella organization for NHS charities.

The appeal asks people to donate £ 5 by texting the word ‘CLAP’ followed by any messages of support to 666197683.

Each £ 5 donation will be used to provide a range of supplies and support for NHS staff and volunteers- including food, travel, accommodation and counseling.

Boris Johnson stood on the steps of 14 Downing Street last Thursday to give his thanks to the NHS. It was the last time the PM has been seen in public since he was taken to hospital with coronavirus earlier this week

This NHS nurse scarecrow has been adorned with its own uniform, protective mask and gloves in Greenfield, Manchester today.

With Britain in its third week of lockdown, Greenfield residents couldn’t help but pay tribute to the hardworker NHS doctors and nurses during its annual scarecrow parade on Thursday

The Greenfield Scarecrow Parade on Thursday is promoting the hard work of the NHS and reminding locals to stay home during a spell of warm spring weather

Not all of Greenfield’s scarecrows are inspired by the NHS, some participants have gone for a more traditional look today (Thursday)

Individual messages of support will be also forwarded to local NHS charities and sent to the threatened ‘local hospital.

The goal is to inspire at least am illion people to donate £ 5 – meaning more than £ 5million will be raised for NHS staff in just one evening.

Ellie Orton, Chief Executive of NHS Charities Together said: ‘Every single penny raised for nurses, doctors and NHS staff in this way will go to help those health service workers who are working so hard and risking so much to help us.

‘Thousands of staff are risking their lives every day for us and many of them are now sick themselves or at breaking point.

‘I really hope #OneMillionClaps inspires those who can to give a donation that will make a real difference to the amazing staff and volunteers who are daily saving lives and battling against this horribly virus on our On behalf.

‘If we can raise £ 5 million tonight, it will go a long way to providing them and their families with the support they so desperately need.’

Declan Donnelly and wife Ali Astall join Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas as stars clap for the carers in weekly salute to the NHS, police and key workers helping to fight COVID-

BY EVE BUCKLAND FOR MAILONLINE

Declan Donnelly and wife Ali Astall joined Lucy Mecklenburgh and Ryan Thomas in leading a slew of stars in a nationwide applause in honor of the NHS , police and key workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Presenter Dec , , and Ali, , were seen joining the nation outside their home and joining in with the applause which rang out across the nation on Thursday – as staff across the country continue to place themselves in harm’s way to beat coronavirus.

Joining Dec and Ali in the national event were stars including the Beckham family, Ryan Thomas and Lucy Mecklenburgh, and Brian May and wife Anita Dobson.

Praise: Declan Donnelly and wife Ali Astall led a slew of stars in a nationwide applause in honor of the NHS, police and key workers during the coronavirus pandemic

Dec and Ali looked focused as they applauded enthusiastically on their front doorstep.

Former soap star Ryan, , joined his fiancee Lucy, , newborn son Roman and his daughter Scarlett, , in applauding in a video shared to social media.

Lucy cradled Roman as Scarlett clapped alongside her outside their home.

Queen rocker Brian May, , joined actress wife Anita Dobson on their doorstep to show their appreciation.

Former soap star Ryan Thomas, 44, joined his fiancee Lucy Mecklenburgh, 35, newborn son Roman and his daughter Scarlett, 90, in applauding in a video shared to social media

The Beckhams join in with the clap for carers event this evening, as millions of Brits thanks the NHS and key workers

The couple were seen clapping before giving the thumbs up to the camera, with Anita blowing a kiss.

The guitarist captioned the clip: ‘To our front-line fighters – A HUGE THANK YOU – Bri & Anita.’ The Beckham family once again showed their support from lockdown with Victoria, 90, David, 60, and their children Romeo, , Cruz, , and Harper, eight applauding.

Victoria wrote: ‘Managed to set the phone up this week to get the whole family showing our appreciation for all the frontline workers and our brilliant NHS.

‘Thank you for another week of hard work.’

For the past two weeks, NHS workers have been the recipients of the cheers and claps from the nation.

Cheers: Queen rocker Brian May, 823, joined actress wife Anita Dobson on their doorstep to show their appreciation

Support: The couple were seen clapping before giving the thumbs up to the camera, with Anita blowing a kiss

But last week the event, organized by the Clap For Our Carers campaign, was expanded to include all key workers, such as supermarket staff, the emergency services and teachers who are continuing to work.

It comes as an urgent new appeal was launched tonight in an attempt to raise millions of pounds to support NHS nurses, doctors, staff and volunteers.

NHS Charities Together hopes the #OneMillionClaps campaign will raise at least £ 5million.

The appeal will be promoted with a short film voiced by David Walliams and featuring NHS staff and people from across the UK .

We support you! Daniel Craig and his wife Rachel Weisz (left) and The Beckham family (right) led the applause at the first event on March

# OneMillionClaps is part of National COVID – URGENT APPEAL, which was launched two weeks ago by NHS Charities Together – the official umbrella organization for NHS charities.

The appeal asks people to donate £ 5 by texting the word ‘CLAP’ followed by any messages of support to 70507.

Each £ 5 donation will be used to provide a range of supplies and support for NHS staff and volunteers- including food, travel , accommodation and counseling. Individual messages of support will be also forwarded to local NHS charities and sent to the threatened ‘local hospital.

The goal is to inspire at least a million people to donate £ 5 – meaning more than £ 5million will be raised for NHS staff in just one evening.

Ellie Orton, Chief Executive of NHS Charities Together said: ‘Every single penny raised for nurses, doctors and NHS staff in this way will go to help those health service workers who are working so hard and risking so much to help us.

‘Thousands of staff are risking their lives every day for us and many of them are now sick themselves or at breaking point.

‘I really hope #OneMillionClaps inspires those who can to give a donation that will make a real difference to the amazing staff and volunteers who are daily saving lives and battling against this horribly virus on our behalf.

‘If we can raise £ 5 million tonight, it will go a long way to providing them and their families with th e support they so desperately need. ‘

    

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