Clap for Carers: How the North East reacted on sixth week of tributes to NHS staff and key workers

Thank you. Thank you yet again to all the NHS and key workers who are putting their lives at risk in the fight against the coronavirus.

Thursday, 30th April 2020, 9:09 pm
Updated Thursday, 30th April 2020, 9:10 pm
Lauren Fox sent in this photo of her daughter Layla, aged 3, clapping for carers.

Many have paid tribute and raised funds for those working on the frontline, while several have been inspired by Captain Tom Moore, who celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday and has raised over £31million for the NHS.

As has become tradition, communities once again came together on Thursday evening to clap for our national health service and key workers, while some of you sent in your pictures and videos to us via our Facebook pages.

Here’s what you said:

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Deborah Newton: Gets to me every week. You are all amazing I salute each and every one of you. Thank you 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 xxxx

Sarah Louise Scott: Well done everyone and thanks to all the key workers xx

Jill Hall: Thank you everyone for all that you do to save lives stay safe we can’t thank you enough xx

Sadie Crawford: Amazing well done keep up the amazing heroic work 💙💙🌈🌈

Mollie Rie Robinson: Can here everyone from my house, well done NHS xx💙

Clair Reynolds: Goosebumps 💙💙💙

Jeanette Easton: Well done to all staff at Sunderland Royal from nursing to porters and domestics

Sonia Porter: You are all amazing keep safe whilst doing your amazing job ❤️💙, thank you NHS and sunderland royal🌈

Jeanne Goodin: Thank you so much our NHS we love you xxx❤️

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