Kettering pub shows its support for our NHS

The Cordwainer joined the applause in a different way

By Sam Wildman
Thursday, 2nd April 2020, 12:18 pm
The Cordwainer turned blue.
The Cordwainer turned blue.

A Kettering pub turned blue last week to show their support for our NHS heroes.

Millions across the nation clapped in the street at 8pm on March 26 to recognise the amazing work staff across the NHS are doing during the coronavirus crisis.

The Cordwainer in Bath Road is currently closed because of the UK lockdown in a bid to stop the spread of the virus.

But it joined the applause in a slightly different way - by turning blue with indoor lights.

Manager Sam Skelhon said: "We just wanted to show our full support and appreciation for all the hard working NHS workers during these uncertain times.

"Everyone knows someone on the frontline, myself included as my daughter is a paramedic in London."

Brits have been urged to take part in another mass round of applause at 8pm tonight (Thursday).

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