Kettering's colourful rainbow messages of hope and love to their neighbourhoods

Posters with messages for passing pedestrians have been placed in front windows to lift spirits

Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 10:32 am

Families in towns and villages have been placing pictures of rainbows in their windows alongside messages of hope for passers-by during the coronavirus lockdown.

People taking their daily dose of exercise in Kettering's Argyll Street can see one Year 6 student's uplifting message written across a spectrum of colours.

Maisie Abraham, 11, a pupil at Hawthorn Community Primary School, wrote: "We can defeat this virus, if we stick together and stay strong.

"Follow the rules we have been given. Everyone can help by doing this.

"We will defeat and destroy it. Have faith in ourselves. Let's be the mighty country we know we can be."

Other posters contain the words, stay safe and stay home echoing the goverment's advice to stop the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

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