For years, individuals have stood in metropolis centres and music festivals holding ‘FREE HUGS’ indicators and providing an embrace to anybody who needed it.
However the Covid pandemic put a cease to the Free Hugs motion – with social distancing tips and restrictions put in place in international locations world wide.
The strict recommendation round hugging family and friends has been eased nevertheless it’s not but clear when restrictions throughout the UK shall be lifted additional. A call for what’s because of occur in England needs to be reached by June 14.
What have members of Free Hugs UK been as much as in the course of the pandemic? How do they really feel about being probably being allowed to hug once more?
BBC well being reporter, Laura Foster, has reunited a few of them to listen to why they concern hugging strangers might be a factor of the previous.