Location: UK

UK road deaths at record low


/ Wellbeing

15 Aug 2013


New figures show UK road deaths are at the lowest since records began, but cyclist casualties rise

Bees costume

/ Environment

14 Aug 2013


A new strategy aims to protect bees and by extension our food, countryside and economy

York mosque

/ Democracy

09 Aug 2013


The murder of Lee Rigby in Woolwich this year sparked waves of anti-Muslim hate crime around the country, but many mosques are taking it in their stride, determined to show the world that they preach messages of love

Wilderness minds

/ Positive Travel

06 Aug 2013


A new trip to Snowdonia National Park combines walking and wild camping with mindfulness meditation. Jini Reddy straps on her boots and finds her hiking Zen

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

Duddon Estuary flood

/ Environment

30 Jul 2013


A new type of grass could feed livestock while protecting the UK from its biggest climate change threat: flooding

Brigid Benson

/ Economics & Innovation

29 Jul 2013


In the last 20 years, ethical and green investment in the UK has trebled to more than £11bn. Brigid Benson, from ethical financial advice service Gaeia, talks about moving money in a more moral and environmentally effective direction


Heroin and crack use falls to record low


/ Health, Wellbeing

23 Jul 2013


Figures also suggest drug-related crimes have been greatly reduced

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