Clap for our Carers: Royal Mail convoy beep horns for Lincoln's St Barnabas Hospice

A large convoy of Royal Mail vans made a special trip past St Barnabas Hospice on Nettleham Road in Lincoln, beeping their horns as a thank you to the key worker carers during the coronavirus pandemic.

As people marked 'Clap for our Carers' at 8pm yesterday, Royal Mail vans took the time to drive past in tribute to the care workers, who clapped them on their way.

Staff at the hospice say it was a huge boost to their nurses and patients, and said it "was lovely that two sets of key workers applaud each other from a safe distance."

Liam Flynn from the Royal Mail said:

Donna Fellows, Ward Administrator at St Barnabas said: