We know the news at the moment can be enough to make anyone consider building an underground intruder protected bunker, so that’s why we’re here to offer a little oasis of positivity in the desert of headline generating chaos. This is The Good News Week, our weekly round up of some of the most inspiring and uplifting stories making the news.
If you enjoy the stories we’ve found this week, let us know – remember this is a place for you to share any good news you find too, be it local or national – and from wherever in the world you are!
So if you find something positive in the news this coming week that you think we should feature next Wednesday then you can leave your comments below or Tweet us with the hashtag #GoodNewsWeek!
IT’S EASY BEING GREEN
First this week, to some good news from the mobile tech giant Samsung on Business Tech News. They have announced this week that they are pledging to commence taking steps to ensure that the packaging of their products are completely plastic free by 2020. Find out more about their breakthrough plans here.
AN HONEST GESTURE
Over on The Mirror this week, a cleaning company employed by Transport for London have released a list of some of the more unusual things they’ve found on London buses in the last year. Amongst them, the incredible story of one cleaner finding £300,000 in a brown envelope left behind by an absent minded passenger. More on this story here.
DOUGHNUT WORRY, BE HAPPY
Lastly, we head over the pond to Click2Houston, and the story of a young man in Missouri City, Texas, who sent a Tweet out with a view to helping his dad’s struggling doughnut business – and who subsequently had an incredible response online. Read about the full story here.