Author: Lauren McGaun

A first year undergraduate student at the University of Nottingham and News Editor of Impact Magazine. Lauren is also the Co-Founder / Editor of Empoword Journalism and has bylines in the Meridian Magazine and Youth Politics UK.

Lockdown community spirit soars in Ackworth

Lauren McGaun

Lockdown has been difficult. Yorkshire, like everywhere, has been stress-tested. It has challenged us like never before. Yet, one close-knit village near Pontefract has responded by engendering community spirit. Over the past few months, Ackworth has held street parties and bun sales, built a caterpillar trail in the woods and conducted weekly street bingo. In […]