Our lockdown survey asked readers 25 questions about how the coronavirus crisis has shaped the lives, opinions and habits of people in Northumberland - and what they’d like to see happen in the coming weeks and months.
One of the questions in the survey focused on what comes next - asking readers when they think everyday life will return to some kind of normality.
Today we can reveal how readers in Northumberland answered.
The majority of Gazette readers - 35.5% - said they thought it would take 1-2 years for everyday life to return to normal, while 29.6% said between six and 12 months.
Readers who thought this would happen in more than six years in the minority - 1.6%.
On a national level, 39.4% of respondents said they thought it would take 1-2 years for everyday life to return to normality, while 34.2% were more optimistic, saying it would take 6-12 months for this to happen.
Just 8.4% think this will happen in 3-5 months, and only a tiny percentage of respondents - 5.9% - think it’ll take between 3-5 years, while 8.54% said that they think things will not return to normal.
When asked what they thought the likely outcomes of the coronavirus outbreak would be, the majority of readers (57.5%) said they thought it would be society placing greater value on key workers.
Other likely outcomes were greater funding for the NHS (54.8%) and communities coming closer together (41.9%).
The least popular option was the country coming closer together, which just 12.9% of readers thought would be a likely outcome.
On a national level, a high number of respondents - 58.9% - think greater funding for the NHS will be a likely outcome, followed closely by society placing greater value on key workers, which 56.6% of respondents thought would happen post-pandemic.
The least popular option - “the country coming closer together” - was seen as a likely outcome by 18.8% of respondents.