Location: UK

Ben Dyson

/ Positive Money

22 Jul 2013


The economy needs more money, but it's not as straightforward as simply printing more. Positive Money’s Ben Dyson explains the challenges of creating money, and how they can be used as opportunities for positive change

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

Good Energy

/ Renewable Energy

17 Jul 2013


A sustainable future, empowered communities and rural growth – renewable energy can tick a lot of boxes, but is not without its challenges. Good Energy CEO Juliet Davenport fills us in


/ A permaculture journey

16 Jul 2013


Would-be veg growers are often deterred by the seeming complexity of home-growing, but as permaculture columnist Nicole Vosper says, it’s a learning exercise – even master gardeners were newbies once


/ Positive People

12 Jul 2013


Former gang member Simeon Moore took control of his own life, before helping set up peace talks between Birmingham gangs. Now working to help young people, he tells Laura Smith about his vision for tackling the root problems

Phone coop

/ Good Business

11 Jul 2013


After spying a gap in the market for more ethically-run telephone services, Vivian Woodell set up The Phone Co-op, the UK’s only phone, mobile and broadband provider owned by its customers


Bedroom swap scheme cuts costs for university students


/ Community, Education, Youth

08 Jul 2013


A new enterprise helps cash-strapped students ‘bedroom swap’ to save money


Youth climate change committee aims to connect younger generation with policymakers


/ Environment, Youth

05 Jul 2013


New organisation will increase dialogue as research shows that the vast majority of young people believe climate change is an urgent issue

Paper & Cup

/ Pies and Principles

28 Jun 2013


We review cafes and restaurants that put morals on the menu. Under the spotlight this month, eateries in London and Leeds

Teenage Cancer Trust

/ Health, Wellbeing

27 Jun 2013


A new report reveals that the number of young people dying from cancer has dropped significantly since the 70s, thanks to new treatment approaches and medical research breakthroughs

Ruth and Amy of hiSbe

/ Economics & Innovation

26 Jun 2013


A new Brighton supermarket aims to educates shoppers on ‘how it should be’, making everyday grocery shopping a more ethical affair

Gig buddies

/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013


More music fans in Brighton can now enjoy live events, thanks to a scheme pairing up gig-goers who have learning disabilities with volunteer buddies

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/ Positive News blog

19 Jun 2013


Editorial: Eventually the media's current narrative for society will become obsolete. For 20 years now, Positive News has been building a new one

Celebrating Sanctuary

/ Democracy

13 Jun 2013


Nine in ten people accept that Britain is now a multicultural country and 70% are in favour of multiculturalism, according to a recent poll.

Recycling bins

/ Environment

11 Jun 2013


The European Environment Agency says the UK is on track to hit important recycling directives by 2017

Dub Pistols

/ Culture

10 Jun 2013


Kristina Georgiou signs up for sunshine and good times as a citizen of the ‘festival micronation’

20th crop

/ Media

07 Jun 2013


Taking a look back at how it all began and discovering their ambitions for the future, Lucy Purdy talks to the people behind the newspaper that’s redefining the news altogether


We should celebrate the peace that’s all around us


/ Democracy, Positive Perspective

06 Jun 2013


The UK is getting more peaceful, but it’s not just the absence of violent crime that we should recognise


/ Democracy

06 Jun 2013


Violent crime and homicide rates have fallen significantly over the past ten years, making the UK a more peaceful place to live

Diseased wood bench

/ Culture

31 May 2013


Wood otherwise bound for the bin is being put to good use as furniture