These are 10 things that Doncaster people say that they have learnt during the last year

‘Get on the phone and call your parents’ and other advice given by Doncaster people who tell us what the pandemic has taught them.

As we approach the grim milestone of a year of Covid-19 we asked our readers what they have learnt from the past 12 months.

Here are the life lessons and advice that they say everyone should follow.

Sandra Crabtree, said: “That there's a great many people who are willing to risk their own lives to help others, even If those others don't appreciate it.”

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Mark Basford, said: “Keep in touch with your parents.

"Lost mine, mum November then dad December.

"Miss them so much.

"So get on phone and just talk and say love you.”

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Ann Muir, said: “How utterly brilliant our scientific community is in developing and delivering vaccines that may just get us out of this.”

AnneMarie Ryall - Gould, said: “That I live in a great street who have looked out for each other.

“Also absence does make the heart grow stronger.”

William Gursky, said: “That some people are irreplaceable and that others are selfish beyond belief.”

Brenda Grice, said: “To be kind.”

Steve Tierney, said: “Don’t ever take anyone or anything for granted, appreciate every moment.”

Sara Leigh Turner, said: “To never take anything for granted and take each day as it comes.”

Rachael Jane Innes, said: “I’ve learnt that if it wasn’t for Covid-19 my dad would still be her.

"I lost on December 23 to this horrible disease.”

Adrian Rawling, said: “That the majority of people are only concerned with their own personal circumstances rather than the human race collectively.”

In these confusing and worrying times, local journalism is more vital than ever. Thanks to everyone who helps us ask the questions that matter by taking out a subscription or buying a paper. We stand together. Liam Hoden editor.