Some striking shots of Sunderland have been captured in Lockdown.

12 of your striking Instagram shots as year of pandemic sparks renewed appreciation of Sunderland

It’s been the most difficult year many of us have ever faced, but amidst the gloom there has been some positives to come from the pandemic.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 7:00 am

With no travel and the stay at home restrictions, it gave people the chance to truly appreciate what’s on their doorsteps, from uncovering hidden corners of Sunderland to exploring parks we’d never had the chance to appreciate when stuck in the 9-5 of the rat race.

To mark a year since Lockdown was announced, on March 23, 2020, we’ve rounded up some of the photos shared with us on our Instagram account of people’s daily walks and activities.

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