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Huge applause from Norfolk for NHS and key workers fighting coronavirus

PUBLISHED: 21:13 02 April 2020 | UPDATED: 10:51 03 April 2020

Daniel Burcham, right, managing director, with staff from Pride Home Care, ready to convoy in their cars on Lomond Road in Attleborough, and applaud the NHS for battling Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Daniel Burcham, right, managing director, with staff from Pride Home Care, ready to convoy in their cars on Lomond Road in Attleborough, and applaud the NHS for battling Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

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A resounding clap was heard across Norfolk during the second applause for workers battling on the coronavirus frontline.

Daniel Burcham, right, managing director, with staff from Pride Home Care, ready to convoy in their cars on Lomond Road in Attleborough, and applaud the NHS for battling Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYDaniel Burcham, right, managing director, with staff from Pride Home Care, ready to convoy in their cars on Lomond Road in Attleborough, and applaud the NHS for battling Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Clap for our carers, which takes place every Thursday at 8pm, sees the nation break into applause to recognise key workers, such as NHS staff and delivery drivers, fighting the pandemic.

During the second round of applause today (Thursday, April 2), people in Norfolk clapped from front door steps, living rooms, front gardens and balconies to show appreciation for those working around the clock to beat Covid-19.

Happy clappers of Halford Close in Attleborough, applaud their own keyworker, centre, and the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Halford Close in Attleborough, applaud their own keyworker, centre, and the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

And in the city centre, City Hall was illuminated in blue in support of clap for our carers.

Happy clappers of Halford Close in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Halford Close in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

On Twitter Castle Quarter said: “Heard lots of people clapping in Hellesdon.”

Happy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

While Norwich police said: “From Norwich police we applaud you [Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital]. #ClapForKeyWorkers #StayHomeSaveLives #WorkingTogether.”

Happy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Happy clappers of Halford Close in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Halford Close in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Happy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Daniel Burcham, managing director of Pride Home Care, leads a convoy of his staff around Lomond Road in Attleborough, during the clapping for the NHS. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYDaniel Burcham, managing director of Pride Home Care, leads a convoy of his staff around Lomond Road in Attleborough, during the clapping for the NHS. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Happy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Happy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

One youngster of Lomond Road in Attleborough, with her posters celebrating the NHS. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYOne youngster of Lomond Road in Attleborough, with her posters celebrating the NHS. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Steven Downes says we should give ourselves a clap for our response to coronavirus    Picture: DENISE BRADLEYSteven Downes says we should give ourselves a clap for our response to coronavirus Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Happy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYHappy clappers of Lomond Road in Attleborough, applaud the NHS for the battle with Coronavirus on the frontline. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY


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