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    The Best Places To Picnic In Notts

    Rebecca Herman As of the 29th of March, six people or two households can meet up for a picnic – yay! This new lease of freedom means that we can all finally catch up with our friends and family with some well-deserved treats. The new rule also allows groups...
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    Safety Apps For Walking Alone At Night

    Lucy Tombs The events of the past few weeks have resulted in many women feeling increased anxiety surrounding their personal safety. Whether this be walking on your own at night or strolling to the supermarket in the middle of the day, most people have felt doubts about if they...
  • Students In Isolation: The £1,750 Hotel Quarantine Charge

    Victoria Mileson A recent government announcement now requires those returning to the UK from overseas to pay £1,750 for a mandatory hotel quarantine. The new guidance will require British nationals to quarantine in a hotel for a minimum of 10 days in a government-approved facility if they have returned...
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    Walking A Marathon According To TikTok: Nottingham Edition

    Victoria Hornagold It’s July 2020. The UK has been in lockdown for four months. We’ve drunk more bottles of wine than we care to admit and never want to see a home HIIT workout again. We’ve even cut ourselves a dodgy fringe and dyed our hair pink (that’s a...
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    Brighton As An LGBTQ+ Capital

    Daria Paterek Residents of Brighton pride themselves in the image and legacy of their city. Brighton is home to one of the biggest LGBTQ+ communities in England and has consequently built a reputation for itself as the unofficial ‘queer capital’ of England. However, being home to a massive LGBTQ+ community...
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    What Makes A Good Vaccine Rollout: A Country-By-Country Comparison

    Adam Goriparthi  A vaccination a day keeps the pandemic at bay. It’s no secret that the UK’s handling of lockdown measures was… delayed. However, did we rectify our mistakes with our administration of COVID-19 vaccines? What determines the success of vaccine rollout? Why are some countries better at it than others?  A Successful Rollout  Doses given per 100 people (as of 11th Feb):  Israel – 66.4  UAE – 47.9  UK – 20.3  US – 13.5  EU – 4.2  As the data above highlights, increased vaccine administration seems to...
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    All The Places You Can Travel Along The Nottingham Towpath

    Alice Nott Nottingham is a city on a hill, which often makes the prospect of walking or, if you dare, cycling anywhere look wholly unappealing. However, there is a secret to getting around this city, that doesn’t offer such a steep challenge: towpaths! Towpaths are almost completely flat by...