Life in lockdown has changed almost everything about the way we live, from how we eat to whether we can see our families.
Liverpool and communities across the country – and the world – have had to change, with the impact likely to be felt for some time still to come.
Today the Liverpool Echo launches a unique nationwide survey aimed at capturing life under lockdown – finding out how Liverpool, and the UK as a whole, is getting through the unprecedented restrictions on our way of life.
We want to know your experiences of this period, so that we can paint a detailed picture of the extraordinary times we are living through.
Britain has never before dealt with a crisis of this nature, a global health emergency that has sent shock waves through our way of life, our outlook and our economy.
So the Great Big Lockdown Survey poses an array of questions about your hopes and fears during the pandemic, your sense of how it is being handled, how your life has changed since the outbreak and how you think it might change on the other side.
That includes the impact on your finances, mental health and general well-being, but also how your habits and priorities may have altered – possibly, in some respects, forever.
From struggling to keep a business afloat to the experience of redundancy or furlough, from applying for benefits to accessing food and advice, from the effect on your children to your work-life balance, cooking habits and entertainment under lockdown, we aim to provide a snapshot of an unprecedented era.
We want to know about the true impact of isolation, but also whether the crisis has brought communities closer together, as people have come to rely more on the kindness of friends and neighbours.
The survey takes just a few minutes to fill in and is being run across dozens of different news titles in our organisation, so that we can reveal how experiences differ from neighbourhood to neighbourhood, town to town, city to city.
If it feels like we are living through history, it’s because we are – and this is your chance to help us record it.
If you are struggling to access the survey on your device, click here.