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Bury St Edmunds residents unite to #ClapForOurCarers and show appreciation for NHS during coronavirus crisis



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Residents in Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding villages took part in a nationwide 'Clap for Carers' tribute to thank the NHS workers who are fighting to save the lives of those with coronavirus.

At 8pm yesterday (Thursday), clapping, cheering and wolf-whistling filled the air as people across the country stood at their front doors to show their appreciation for the doctors and nurses on the frontline, who are risking their lives to save others.

The video below shows just some of the streets in our area which got involved.

Cities, towns and villages across the UK joined in the applause, with many people also taking to social media to say 'thank you'.

Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, was joined by Rishi Sunak, chancellor, to take part in the tribute, while officers from Suffolk Police attended Ipswich Hospital to show their appreciation.#

Did you get involved? Send your pictures to news@buryfreepress.co.uk

A banner made by Noah, Oliver, Jake, Milly, Marcus and Maisie Ruffles to thank the NHS (32509728)
A banner made by Noah, Oliver, Jake, Milly, Marcus and Maisie Ruffles to thank the NHS (32509728)