Candles, special reports and collages adorned the front pages of regional dailies this morning as the industry marked a year since the first coronavirus lockdown.
Titles across the regional press have splashed on the anniversary today, which has been designated a National Day of Reflection.
People across the country are being invited to light a candle at 8pm tonight in memory of those who have died in the last 12 months.
Blackpool daily The Gazette was among the newspapers to run with the image of a lit candle on its front page this morning.
The Manchester Evening News, which earlier this month commemorated the anniversary of its patch’s first Covid-19 death, has run a special report looking at why the North-West of England has the UK’s highest death rate.
In Portsmouth, The News urged its readers to “pause for thought” with a front page featuring a collage of 100 of its previous pandemic-related splashes.
The Hull Daily Mail opted to use an image of a face mask, now a ubiquitous sight, to portray how life has changed in the past year.
And the Northern Echo ran a special five-page report to remember those lost.