Chesterfield residents asked to contribute to new book documenting life during Covid-19 pandemic

A community group in our area are asking local people to make submissions to a new book documenting life in lockdown.

Derbyshire voluntary action are asking residents in chesterfield and surrounding areas to share stories, poems, photos or artwork for the project.

Chief Executive Jacqui Willis says it's a chance for everyone to record their experiences of life during the pandemic: "We're looking for submissions from anyone living or working around Chesterfield. Any perspectives and as many as possible to bring the book to life and capture that slice of history, so a bit of a time capsule for future generations.

"People have been through quite a traumatic time recently across the globe, but here in Chesterfield we're trying to urge people to consider the ways they've dealt with the changes. The up's, the down's, the feelings of isolation and loneliness and not forgetting the heart warming stories and the acts of kindness."

To find out more, or submit a piece for consideration, email to charlotte@dva.org.uk or post your submission to Derbyshire Voluntary Action, Offices 2a – 2c, The Market Hall, Chesterfield S40 1AR.

You can also donate funds to support the project on the group's Gofundme page

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