Location: UK

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/ Community, Health

10 Jun 2014

 

Dementia-focused project is one of six awarded £20m government funding

 
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/ Community, Positive Perspective

06 Jun 2014

 

With the UK boasting 15 million volunteers, Martyn Lewis discusses how citizens are taking society’s problems into their own hands

 
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/ Environment

02 Jun 2014

 

How can we move towards a society that feels more human, natural and less dependent on money, considers Lucy Purdy, as she spends a week in Devon exploring ‘wild economics’

 
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/ Economics & Innovation

30 May 2014

 

Following a successful pilot in Liverpool, a loyalty card scheme for independent shops is being rolled out in cities across the UK in a bid to reclaim the high streets of Britain and beyond

 
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/ Positive People

29 May 2014

 

When 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, the world was stunned by her bravery and wisdom. Nicola Slawson speaks to Malala’s father, Ziauddin, about education, equality and the upbringing that helped shape Malala

 
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/ Positive Perspective

27 May 2014

 

Despite the Co-op Bank’s troubles, the ethical finance sector is thriving, writes Charlotte Webster

 

A&E data shows drop in violent crime

 
 

/ Wellbeing

23 May 2014

 

Injuries sustained through violence are falling year-on-year in England and Wales, but critics claim the statistics are misleading

 
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/ Community, Education

15 May 2014

 

Think Project boasts a 90-95% success rate in changing racist views in young people

 
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/ Community, Education

13 May 2014

 

Girl Guides encouraged to break down damaging beauty ideals and boost self-esteem

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

12 May 2014

 

Residents of Balcombe hope to heal the rifts caused by fracking plans with a solar co-operative

 
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/ Positive News blog

08 May 2014

 

With the UK drying off after having felt the impending impacts of climate change, and as political and social unrest continue to flare up globally, the changes needed to create more peaceful and fair societies on an environmentally sustainable planet, can seem distant

 
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/ Arts Review

01 May 2014

 

Amy Smith rounds up four of this season’s off-the-wall exhibitions for leftfield art lovers

 
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/ Wellbeing

29 Apr 2014

 

Young people working with the charity Integrate Bristol are hitting the headlines for their groundbreaking campaign against female genital mutilation

 
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/ Conservation, Environment

28 Apr 2014

 

Scientists have discovered an easier method of monitoring the otherwise elusive great crested newt

 
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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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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