Community

 
Embrace the change, interactive conference, Nicola Slawson, Global Documentary
 

/ Community

21 Mar 2014

 

Embrace the Change brings together experts in the environment, economy and media to explore more positive and sustainable ways of living

 
Happy Family (c) Flickr member David Amsler
 

/ Community, Wellbeing

20 Mar 2014

 

Majority of people in the UK believe happiness should be society’s top priority – not money

 
2399498k
 

, / Positive People

17 Mar 2014

 

Jini Reddy finds out what led successful model Lily Cole to set up a website and app aimed at nurturing a culture of sharing

 

Muslim community rallies around synagogue threatened with closure

 
 

/ Community

30 Jan 2014

 

In a move that has strengthened interfaith relations in the local area, a synagogue in Bradford set for closure has been saved thanks to a successful fundraising campaign led by the local Muslim community

 
ASP_MDM_241113_dorothy
 

/ Community, Wellbeing

17 Jan 2014

 

Free phone service for the elderly aims to combat loneliness and will also offer confidential advice

 
Soliga Girl
 

/ Community

09 Jan 2014

 

A selection of photos from Survival International highlight some of the positive stories for tribal peoples last year

 
Kittens, Sir Fluffington is on the right and Sushi is on the left
 

/ Community

08 Jan 2014

 

Brighton is the latest town to join a new wave of cat cafes opening or in planning around the UK, giving pet-less tenants a chance to make some furry friends

 

New campaign asks benefit claimants to share their positive stories

 
 

/ Community, Economics & Innovation

05 Dec 2013

 

More than 70 charities back the campaign, which calls on government to understand the real reasons people struggle

 
2394630r
 

/ Positive People, Wellbeing

04 Dec 2013

 

Ruby Wax rose to fame making people laugh, but off-stage she spent years battling depression. Now, with a newly acquired master’s degree, she tells Nicola Slawson about her mission to get the topic of mental illness into the limelight

 
Mr Jayalal Madde, the first person in Liverpool to be granted a Home for a Pound is handed the keys by Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson (c) Terry Mealey
 

/ Community

03 Dec 2013

 

The project aims to rebuild derelict communities and give hope to those struggling to get on the property ladder

 
Mary Mosinghi (c) Africare
 

, / Community, Positive People, Social Enterprise

06 Nov 2013

 

Immigrants don't always generate good press, and those from Africa face particular challenges. Yet many have a positive social and economic impact. Veronique Mistiaen talks to some of those creating shared benefits for both the UK and Africa

 
David Bond and daughter with frog © Jack Barnes LOW RES
 

/ Environment, Youth

25 Oct 2013

 

Children are more disconnected from nature than ever before, new research says. But for one man, these findings present an exciting opportunity to get children into the great outdoors. Laura Smith talks to David Bond about Project Wild Thing

 
Youth
 

/ Youth

21 Oct 2013

 

Young people are more likely to pay attention to health and safety campaigns with positive messages than negative warnings, according to new research

 
Ellie Cosgrave
 

/ Positive People

27 Aug 2013

 

From environmental activists to Saudi Arabia’s first female film director, women are speaking out in increasingly diverse ways. Lucy Purdy meets those making their voices heard

 
Fathers in prison
 

/ Community, Positive People

23 Aug 2013

 

In 2013 more than 200,000 children had a parent in prison in England & Wales. Caspar Walsh, author of prison memoir Criminal, speaks to those at the heart of a new scheme to empower prisoners to become better fathers

 
Suspended coffee © Coffee7
 

/ Community

12 Aug 2013

 

A tradition started in Italy over a hundred years ago has recently re-emerged as a massive global movement of selflessness and compassion. Veronique Mistiaen reports on the ‘suspended coffee’ phenomenon

 
Flickr Monkey Mash Button
 

/ Youth

02 Aug 2013

 

Nine out of ten children in the UK are happy, according to a new report, with an overwhelming number of teenagers being completely content with their friends

 
Kaptan June
 

/ Positive People

26 Jul 2013

 

After June Haimoff lost her house, partner & beloved boat, she went around the world to find a new home. She ended up saving thousands of turtles' lives and is now a leading conservationst. She tells Lorenza Bacino her story

 
Idle No More
 

/ Community

24 Jul 2013

 

Ben Whitford charts the rise of Idle No More, a movement gaining broad appeal as it attempts to protect the land and water upon which indigenous Canadian communities depend

 
Satish Kumar
 

/ Culture, Media, Positive People

18 Jul 2013

 

Believed to be Britain's longest serving magazine editor, Satish Kumar talks media sensationalism, core communication values and why it's time to push the boundaries of thoughtful reporting