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/ Technology

16 Apr 2014

 

The Co-operative Group has become the first co-operatively run company to release a pay-as-you-go SIM card in the UK

 
Woo woo toilets, Nicola Slawson, James Young, Good Business column, Hub Islington, Impact Hub, waterless toilets, outdoor toilet, alternative toilet
 

/ Good Business

05 Apr 2014

 

Starting a business has many challenges, so as James Young tells Nicola Slawson, there’s no harm in making the most of green credentials

 
Foster care reform, Who Cares? Trust, Nicola Slawson
 

/ Wellbeing

31 Mar 2014

 

Children in care are to be allowed to stay with foster families until they are 21 years old, the government has announced

 
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/ Positive Perspective

27 Mar 2014

 

Income inequality has hit critical levels in the UK; never before has the disparity between top and bottom earners been so great. Here, four key organisations outline their vision for a more equal Britain

 
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/ Culture

25 Mar 2014

 

A raw food diet sounds like it would be good for you, but probably involves too much time and effort, right? Not so, Claudia Cahalane discovers on a raw food beginners’ course

 
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

 
Good Business, Nicola Slawson, Hub Islington, ConsciousLab, Conscious Lab, Claudia Roth, London, London business, consciousness, awareness
 

/ Good Business

19 Mar 2014

 

Does a fast-paced, cut-throat business environment lend itself to inner awareness? Nicola Slawson talks to Claudia Roth, co-founder of an initiative to raise consciousness in business

 
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, / 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

 
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/ Blogs, Positive News blog

12 Mar 2014

 

Help researchers learn more about people who read good news!

 

New tax relief for social enterprises

 
 

/ Economics & Innovation

10 Mar 2014

 

The UK government is hoping to encourage investment into businesses that are working for social benefit, through the creation of a new form of tax relief

 
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/ Pies and Principles

03 Mar 2014

 

Our choice of cafes and restaurants that put morals on the menu. This month we check out a veggie cafe that supports mental health work and a community cafe that’s literally rolling with the times

 
Two of the lovely people who keep the wheels turning at Hampstead Norreys Community Shop (c) Mark Lord
 

/ Economics & Innovation

28 Feb 2014

 

A new finance programme will support fledgling community groups while providing mortgages to community shops that would otherwise struggle to obtain help

 
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/ Health

26 Feb 2014

 

A smartphone app, credited with encouraging more boys to seek help and easing the pressure on school nurses, has won a wider roll-out after a trial in Leicestershire

 
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/ Media

24 Feb 2014

 

New freesheet puts a positive spin on life in Bradford, becoming the country’s first regional newspaper to focus on good news

 
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/ Positive Perspective

17 Feb 2014

 

Britain’s first ‘social supermarket’, enabling local people on low incomes to buy food at knock-down prices, is a welcome addition to food banks, says Caspar Van Vark, though more needs to be done to tackle the roots of food poverty

 
Coming down the steps of the turbines (c) Andy Cantlon
 

/ Renewable Energy

13 Feb 2014

 

The first of its kind the UK, the Community Energy Strategy aims to spark a ‘decentralised energy revolution’

 
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/ Culture

12 Feb 2014

 

Singer-songwriter Ruarri Joseph dishes up feisty folk with a side of solemn soul

 
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/ Wellbeing

10 Feb 2014

 

What does it take to achieve the seemingly impossible? Jini Reddy spends a weekend at Hawkwood College with Polly Higgins, the woman campaigning for a law against ecosystem destruction, and discovers what makes the ‘Earth lawyer’ tick

 
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/ Health

07 Feb 2014

 

People experiencing mental health problems should be provided with therapy in the great outdoors, according to a new report from mental health charity Mind, which included findings from the University of Essex