It’s week 1 of the great return to work. So how was the ‘new normal’ for you?

Workers and parents express a cautious optimism as they take their first steps into the post-pandemic landscape

Steve McNamara doesn’t want to go on but he is adamant that traffic in London is killing his trade just as much as Covid is. For most of the pandemic, McNamara was “locked up at home like everyone else” but business has been picking up lately. “Steadily, we are getting people back in London this week and they’re moving around. But the street space thing [where roads have been narrowed to allow cyclists and pedestrians to use more space] has been diabolical.”

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