The Birkenhead2020 Project – June Round-up

We’ve hit a significant milestone for The Birkenhead2020 Project – six months of the year have passed, which means we are half way through! We are well on target to complete the project on time, despite the Covid-19 lockdown. This doesn’t mean that you can’t volunteer to contribute photographs to the project and you can […]

The Birkenhead2020 Project – May Round-up

One of the interesting things about the Birkenhead2020 Project is that not only are we documenting the streets of Birkenhead and creating an archive for future historians, but you can see the changes as the seasons pass by. In January, there trees were bare and there was a chill in the air. Now, at the […]

The Birkenhead2020 Project – April Round-up

April has come and gone (where did the time go?) This means that we’re ⅓ of the way through the year already. Despite the constant shadow of Covid-19 looming over us all, there is an air of bright positivity that, whilst it can’t banish the Covid-19 shadow, can make it more bearable. We’ve all seen […]

Doorstep Portraits during the Covid-19 Lockdown

During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, I like many others are immensely appreciative of the tremendous hard work and sacrifice that our NHS staff and all keyworkers are tirelessly committing themselves to.  I have set up a fundraiser for a lasting commemoration of the work that these members of our community have put in.  The commemoration […]

The Birkenhead2020 Project – March Round-up

Welcome to the March round-up – I’ll be honest, it isn’t quite the round-up I thought I’d be writing at the beginning of the month and it has proved harder to write than I thought it would be. Covid-19, Corona Virus, social distancing, key workers, hand sanitiser, global pandemic, Thank you NHS, ventilators, lockdown, face […]