Location: UK

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/ Economics & Innovation, Wellbeing

19 Aug 2014


New legislation gives extra 20 million people licence to request to work flexibly

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/ Positive People, Wellbeing

15 Aug 2014


A successful journalist with a thriving family, Rachel Kelly’s life was torn apart by depression. She tried everything to cope, from medication to spending more time outdoors, but it was the power of poetry, she says, that ultimately saved her


/ Arts, Culture

12 Aug 2014


At a festival that's about more than the music, ultimately it was London Grammar's epic minimalist anthems and Jessie Ware's powerful vocals that stole the show


/ Positive News blog

09 Aug 2014


By 'rewilding' nature and society we can forge a hopeful path through modern crises, said the journalist, speaking at Wilderness festival


/ Arts, Culture

08 Aug 2014


We sent Tom Hunt to check out Killing Roger, a play that brings the issue of assisted dying to life

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/ Pies and Principles

06 Aug 2014


Our latest selection of cafes and restaurants that put ethics on the menu. This time we visit one cafe that uses its profits to provide work placements for disadvantaged young people and another that gives retired women the chance to volunteer and socialise

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/ Arts, Culture

05 Aug 2014


Set in a picturesque estate of ancient woodland, spring-fed lakes and rolling meadows in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Wilderness is a music festival that aims to make the most of its surroundings


/ Arts Review

01 Aug 2014


Amy Smith rounds up some of the country's most intriguing exhibitions to visit this autumn

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/ Culture

30 Jul 2014


With a standout performance from Fat Freddy’s Drop, it was the sounds of ska, reggae, brass and blues that, despite the heat, had the crowds dancing relentlessly


/ Environment

24 Jul 2014


Britain's urban rivers are at their cleanest for over two decades, according to scientists from Cardiff University

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/ Culture

21 Jul 2014


Festival-goers at this year's Womad will have the chance to delve deeper into sound with a new stage exploring audio intricacies


/ Environment, Renewable Energy

17 Jul 2014


A new survey has revealed that almost two-thirds of Britons would choose to live near a wind farm over a fracking site. The findings have led to the government being accused of ignoring public opinion


/ Good Business

11 Jul 2014


Life is too short for boring, repetitive exercise, say Charlotte Roach and Rosemary Pringle, the founders of Rabble, a company that creates crazy team games for adults looking for ‘funner fitness’

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/ Community

03 Jul 2014


Cornwall’s 15-year fight for minority group recognition is victorious


Teenage pregnancy rates at all-time low


/ Wellbeing

30 Jun 2014


Labour’s Teenage Pregnancy Strategy credited with drop in teenage conceptions

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/ Environment, Positive People, Positive Perspective

27 Jun 2014


Sustainable development figurehead and Forum for the Future co-founder Jonathon Porritt tells Laura Smith why he's turned away from the media's ‘doom and gloom’ perspective and adopted a more positive outlook for the future of the Earth

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/ Pies and Principles

26 Jun 2014


Our choice of cafes and restaurants that put ethics on the menu. This month we check out a vegetarian cafe with a Rudolf Steiner social ethos and a cafe helping the homeless by offering on-the-job training

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/ Positive Travel

25 Jun 2014


Both NASA and Richard Branson plan to push exploration into space this year. But there is a more sustainable way to view the heavens, reports Naomi Tolley from Europe's first Dark Skies Reserve

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/ Positive Perspective

23 Jun 2014


The increasing number of voices articulating a positive vision of the future – including Russell Brand’s call for “a peaceful, effortless, joyous revolution” at London’s march against austerity – are a welcome antidote to the ‘anti’ approach, says Lucy Purdy


Government changes stance on Care Bill


/ Health, Wellbeing

20 Jun 2014


A government U-turn means those receiving state-funded care at home will receive extra protection under the Human Rights Act