Friday’s Newsround

26th June

Complete the Shakespeare quote

Bonus points for guessing the play it comes from!

“All the world’s a _______ and all the men and women merely players”

Name that biscuit!

On this day in history

26th June 1925 – American comedy film “The Gold Rush” is released, directed, written and starring Charlie Chaplin

26th June 1945 – 50 allied countries sign the Charter of the United Nations in San Francisco

Yesterday’s answers:

Shakespeare quote – Now is the winter of our discontent (Richard III)

Name that biscuit – Jammie Dodger

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Valerie Manor Newsround 260620

My family and I felt it was important that we did something that would support the community during these trying times. Our thoughts turned to Valerie Manor, where my grandma Muriel resided for 5 years. We have always had utmost respect for Zoe and Alan, the staff and the amazing work they do, and so wanted to find a way that we could help without compromising the safety of residents or staff.

We are all aware of the difficulties of occupying one’s mind and finding a distraction from the current situation, and these are only exacerbated by isolation from family and friends. Given that residents are unable to see their relatives or participate in the usual community activities at this time, we came up with the idea of producing a daily ‘news round’ that would include some interesting information and puzzles as an alternative to the more distressing headlines that bombard us on a daily basis.

It is our hope that we can provide a little light relief during these dark times and hopefully provide something to look forward to, as well as fostering a sense of community despite the confines of physical separation.