- Watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Kate Prout
Volunteers working for conservation and wildlife charities around our region have been telling us that being outdoors, whilst obeying social distancing regulations, has helped with their mental health.
Co-workers at Prospects Trust in Reach, Cambridgeshire are self-isolating so an army of locals have taken up tools to help on the farm, with positive results on their wellbeing.
And half a dozen volunteers have been helping the Felbeck Trust clear their sites in North Norfolk for walker taking their daily exercise.
Those working in mental health say keeping a positive outlook can be a helpful tool
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