Location: UK

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


/ Positive Travel, Wellbeing

30 May 2013


With social media and email waiting to fill our every spare moment, many have become dependent on connecting via technology. So what happens when you take a digital detox, reconnecting with new experiences, other people and the land instead?


/ Democracy

28 May 2013


The UK has become the first country outside Asia to ban discrimination towards Dalit, the so-called ‘untouchables’ at the bottom of the Hindu caste system


, / Environment, Positive Perspective

24 May 2013


The push for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides – believed to be linked to a dramatic decline in the populations of bees and other pollinators – mobilised millions of European citizens, some of them for the first time, says Brigit Strawbridge

2 (c) Ultimately Eco Cleaning

/ Good Business

23 May 2013


Bulgarian immigrant Kate Belcheva went from part-time cleaning work to setting up a successful ethical cleaning company of her own, turning down business offers as she kept to her principles in order to make clean business green business

Sunrise energy garden (c) Mike Grenville

/ Renewable Energy

22 May 2013


The festival has enlisted the help of researchers to pioneer a technology that could revolutionise the way outdoor events are powered

(c) Matt Buck

/ Economics & Innovation

21 May 2013


A new government scheme aims to make journeys cheaper and easier with ‘joined-up transport’

Jacob and Jade 2 (c) Irven Lewis

/ Youth

20 May 2013


Parkour, also known as free-running, is as good for your mental wellbeing as it is for your physical health – and no Bond-style leaps across skyscrapers required!