Yorkshire news When to put your clocks forward in 2021 MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Longer days and lighter nights are upon us - and it's only going to get better
Breaking News ! The clocks go forward soon this year, with the date falling on the last Sunday in March as always. That means in just over a month we can look forward to longer hours of daylight - something which the majority of people will be looking forward to after a long winter in Lockdown. When do the clocks go forward this year? The date the clocks change is different every year as they go forward on the last Sunday of March and go back on the last Sunday in October. This year they will go forward at 1am on March 28. To get the latest email updates from Yorkshire Live, click here . The next day, we'll hopefully see easing of the UK's national lockdown. Despite missing out on that precious hour of sleep, hopefully the changing of clocks will not mean only more daylight but the hope that there's light at the end of the tunnel.
. Lead singer Chris Martin's great-great-grandfather William Willett is believed to have come up with the idea of British Summer Time back in 1907. Willett is said to have spent much of his life trying to convince people they should get up an hour earlier in the spring to make the most of the brighter mornings. Enter your postcode for the weather forecast for your area
However he died just before it was introduced in 1916. The government officially brought it into action in World War One to improve the economy by giving farmers an extra hour of sunlight to work in. How to remember It's easy to get confused about whether the clocks are going forward or back. There's a handy rhyme to help simplify things - "Spring forward, fall back."
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