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/ Blogs, Good Business

23 Jan 2014

 

Nicola Slawson finds out how entrepreneur Rob Reason applies the principles of transparency and value-based pay to his unique company that helps people to discover hidden parts of cities across the UK

 
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/ Positive Travel

20 Jan 2014

 

John Muir is a household name in the US, but few in Britain are aware of the Scotsman's legacy. With The John Muir Way long-distance footpath opening in Scotland in April, Aaron Millar looks at the life of the man who changed the way we interact with nature

 
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/ Community, Wellbeing

17 Jan 2014

 

Free phone service for the elderly aims to combat loneliness and will also offer confidential advice

 

Record number of adults leave drug treatment free of dependency

 
 

/ Health

14 Jan 2014

 

A “record” number of adults in England are leaving drug treatment programmes free of dependency, according to Crime Prevention Minister Jeremy Browne

 
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/ Blogs, Good Business

13 Jan 2014

 

Nicola Slawson finds out how sustainability expert Greta Rossi is helping people to learn from nature and neuroscience in order to do better business

 
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/ Environment

10 Jan 2014

 

Environmental campaigners celebrate as the first group of protestors charged during fracking protests in the summer are acquitted

 
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/ Culture

10 Jan 2014

 

Nicola Slawson checks out a new pop-up restaurant experience offering vegan fine dining

 
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/ Community

08 Jan 2014

 

Brighton is the latest town to join a new wave of cat cafes opening or in planning around the UK, giving pet-less tenants a chance to make some furry friends

 
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/ Pies and Principles

06 Jan 2014

 

Our choice of cafes and restaurants that put morals on the menu. This month we try a raw food feast and check out Britain’s only pub to pass on its profits to charity

 
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/ Food, Positive Perspective

31 Dec 2013

 

Tesco’s half-year figures for food waste gave a shocking insight into the problem of food waste in the UK. Supermarkets must take responsibility for their part in this, but progress is being made and consumers can act too, says Caspar van Vark

 
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/ Culture

20 Dec 2013

 

He’s known for his hair, his sex life and more recently, his encounter with Jeremy Paxman, but as Nicola Slawson finds during Russell Brand’s standup comedy show, there’s more to Britain’s famed lovable rogue than meets the eye

 
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/ Media

19 Dec 2013

 

Renowned news presenter Martyn Lewis CBE has become official patron of Positive News, the world’s first positive newspaper

 
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/ Positive News blog

18 Dec 2013

 

When Russell Brand challenged the status quo in a Newsnight interview, he was picking up on a shifting sense of what is possible for society - and recent successes in international diplomacy are among signs that he may be right

 

New campaign asks benefit claimants to share their positive stories

 
 

/ Community, Economics & Innovation

05 Dec 2013

 

More than 70 charities back the campaign, which calls on government to understand the real reasons people struggle

 
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/ Positive People, Wellbeing

04 Dec 2013

 

Ruby Wax rose to fame making people laugh, but off-stage she spent years battling depression. Now, with a newly acquired master’s degree, she tells Nicola Slawson about her mission to get the topic of mental illness into the limelight

 
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

 
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/ 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

 
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/ 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