MEMBERS of the emergency services took part in the third Clap for Our Carers event.

West Mercia Police cars flashed their lights outside Worcestershire Royal Hospital on Thursday evening, in a show of solidarity.

In a tweet West Mercia Police said: “We are all in this together.

“We are forever grateful for all emergency services and the outstanding work they are doing.”

A truck from Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was also in attendance, as members of frontline hospital staff stood within a safe distance and joined as one with the nation amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Police have issued a warning to people to stay at home over the sunny Easter break where possible in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

A spokesman for West Mercia Police said: “With a major national incident currently in place for Covid-19 and with national advice evolving rapidly, it’s important we don’t lose sight of the part we all have to play in staying safe.”