Town council unveils Lego coronavirus advice video

Jonathan Holmes

Digital Journalist

Bradford-on-Avon Town Council has released a stop-motion Lego advice video reminding people what to do when they're shielding.

The film encourages local residents to stay home and rely on the internet and phone to ask for help with shopping deliveries, and for keeping in contact with friends and family.

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Remember to stay 2 metres apart - even in Lego town

Martin Barber

BBC News

When taking our daily permitted exercise we all need to observe the guidelines on social distancing - even if you're taking a stroll with your Lego mini-figure friends.

This was the scene in New Catton, Norwich, earlier when Hugo, 6, reminded mum the tiny plastic people should all be socially distancing while out on their walk.

Lego people social distancing
Lyndsey Fisher

"While playing with Lego, Hugo reminded me people to be socially distancing themselves," mum Lyndsey Fisher said.

"I laughed and then immediately moved the characters under my child’s watchful eye. I'm very proud how Hugo is dealing with all these changes."

Schoolgirl makes model of hospital out of Lego bricks

Sandish Shoker

BBC News

Eight-year-old Elise Parkes, from Sutton-in-Ashfield, has built this model of King's Mill Hospital out of Lego in just a few days.

Her class at Dalestorth Primary School was set the task by teachers on Monday to make a model of a building they admire and she decided, with a little help, to make one of the local hospital.

Eiise Parkes
Ricky Parkes

Her father, Ricky Parkes, said: "Elise adores Lego and we have stacks of it so straight away she said, 'Can we do something out of Lego?'

"With a fair amount of guidance, she carried on and came up with ideas on how to add different parts to the build."

He has faithfully recreated all the rooms in his house in Stockport
Andy Romaniszyn has recreated all the minute details of his home - including a tiny version of his model.

Great-grandpa's lego message for grandson in isolation

Emma Thomasson

BBC Spotlight

Brian Mather, from Devon, has been busy building the colourful blocks to help cheer up his grandson.