Location: UK

Mr Jayalal Madde, the first person in Liverpool to be granted a Home for a Pound is handed the keys by Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson (c) Terry Mealey
 

/ Community

03 Dec 2013

 

The project aims to rebuild derelict communities and give hope to those struggling to get on the property ladder

 
Tea Dance, Spitalfields 28/09/12
 

/ Wellbeing

29 Nov 2013

 

UK citizens are some of the most satisfied in the industrialised world, according to a new report

 
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/ Environment

25 Nov 2013

 

The government is to introduce a 5p charge for plastic bags in England from 2015 in an effort to discourage their use and reduce waste

 
Debbie So, Kristy Petkova, Ben Kane who lead the Hub Youth Academy
 

/ Economics & Innovation, Social Enterprise

22 Nov 2013

 

The Hub Youth Academy will help young people establish careers in socially-minded businesses by providing them with training, mentoring and access to a network of leading social entrepreneurs across London

 
First buses in Bristol will now be accepting the local currency
 

/ Economics & Innovation

21 Nov 2013

 

In a move that promises to both boost the local economy and benefit the environment, Bristol’s biggest bus operator is now accepting the city’s independent currency, the Bristol Pound

 
Boxes of Bees
 

/ Environment

18 Nov 2013

 

Once extinct in the UK, short-haired bumblebees are thriving in Kent thanks to a three-year-long project

 
MART LEFT - ROB LEFT (c) Rapanui
 

/ Blogs, Good Business

08 Nov 2013

 

Is it possible for a clothing manufacturer to integrate sustainability throughout its entire supply chain? Yes, according to Rob Drake-Knight, co-founder of multi award-winning ethical clothing company, Rapanui

 
Mary Mosinghi (c) Africare
 

, / Community, Positive People, Social Enterprise

06 Nov 2013

 

Immigrants don't always generate good press, and those from Africa face particular challenges. Yet many have a positive social and economic impact. Veronique Mistiaen talks to some of those creating shared benefits for both the UK and Africa

 
David Bond and daughter with frog © Jack Barnes LOW RES
 

/ Environment, Youth

25 Oct 2013

 

Children are more disconnected from nature than ever before, new research says. But for one man, these findings present an exciting opportunity to get children into the great outdoors. Laura Smith talks to David Bond about Project Wild Thing

 
Baby laughing © Flickr Member Petras Gagilas
 

/ Health

22 Oct 2013

 

Mortality rates in children’s intensive care units are at the lowest since records began despite an increase in admissions, a new report shows

 
Youth
 

/ Youth

21 Oct 2013

 

Young people are more likely to pay attention to health and safety campaigns with positive messages than negative warnings, according to new research

 
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/ Social Enterprise

11 Oct 2013

 

The Social Economy Alliance wants to see policies formed to support social benefit instead of only corporate progress

 

National database and technological advances boost fight against cancer

 
 

/ Health, Technology

10 Oct 2013

 

World’s largest cancer database will help move towards tailor-made treatments using latest technology

 
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/ Pies and Principles

03 Oct 2013

 

Our choice of cafes and restaurants that put morals on the menu. This month we check out London’s first fair trade bar and tea rooms in Newport, South Wales that are training people with learning disabilities

 
Path of Love
 

/ Body & Mind

30 Sep 2013

 

Workshop veteran Rose Rouse tries out a self-development course with one-to-one support for all who take part and finds that this level of care, combined with the group process environment, makes for a powerful experience

 
(c) Flickr member RowdyKittens_LOW_RES
 

/ Lifestyle

23 Sep 2013

 

Imagine a life free of debt, liberated from societal constraints and large mortgages. A growing number of homeowners are seeking out cheaper and more sustainable ways to fund the four walls in which they live

 
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/ Culture

20 Sep 2013

 

Amy Smith is enticed by an unnerving and touching performance that shines a light on masculinity

 

Dramatic improvement for skin and testicular cancer survival rates

 
 

/ Health

20 Sep 2013

 

Survival rates for people diagnosed with two of the most common types of cancer have significantly improved since the 1970s, according to figures from Cancer Research UK

 
Costas Lapavitsas
 

/ New Economics

19 Sep 2013

 

Never before have we as a society been so interested in the economy, and thanks to the recession, traditional banking models are being cast under the spotlight. Claudia Cahalane considers how a more ethical, sustainable financial future is emerging

 
Elephant
 

/ Justice

18 Sep 2013

 

Travelling circuses in England will be banned from using wild animals under new government proposals