WATCH: Scarborough Police, Old Town and South Cliff show support to key workers in last night's applause

Last night at 8pm the people of Scarborough once again took to their doorsteps, windows and gardens to applaud our NHS and key workers.

Friday, 17th April 2020, 9:57 am
Updated Friday, 17th April 2020, 9:59 am

It was the fourth week of the Clap For Our Carers campaign which encourages people across the UK to applaud the health service and its staff and all key workers.

Once again tens of thousands of people across the country clapped from their doorsteps, balconies or windows, including residents across Scarborough.

As this video shows, the Old Town rang out in applause, the sound of pots and pans and even the fog horn joined in.

The police applauding hospital staff.

On South Cliff, the staff and residents of Dulverton House care home and their neighbours joined in the applause, playing 'We'll Meet Again' by Vera Lynn to the street.

Officers from Scarborough Police, who are also key workers, cheered and clapped for the staff at Scarborough Hospital from the car park.

In a post on social media the force said: "Not all of our officers could attend Scarborough Hospital tonight due to a few incidents which were being dealt with at the same time, but those who could show their support are in our video.

"Thank you to our NHS for ongoing support and their incredible resilience during this time."

The Scarborough News joins everyone across the town and further afield to thank all of our key workers putting themselves at risk so we can stay at home.

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