In My View: Helen Hayes MP for Dulwich and West Norwood

I know that the current second national lockdown is very difficult for many residents and businesses, both in my constituency and across the rest of Southwark.
Many constituents have written to me to raise their concerns about the impact that the second lockdown is having on local businesses, access to sports and recreation including swimming and the closure of churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship.

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Animals need not be SAD this winter

We all know that people can get SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) – sometimes known as ‘winter depression’ – at this time of year and it might seem like our pets are under the weather too, but how much do the seasons really affect pets?

PDSA Vet, Anna Ewers Clark, said: “Pets don’t suffer with SAD in the same way as we do, but that’s not to say they don’t feel different at this time of year.

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