The Good News Week (10/04/2019)

Needing a little midweek reminder that the world is a good place despite all the confusion and unrest? Then you need to take a look at three stories in the news that show just that with The Good News Week.

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!


First this week, to the Big Apple, and to this story from Education Week, where a revolutionary new concept is underway at a laundrette in Brooklyn, which has joined forces with a local library to bring a Sunday afternoon storytime session in an unlikely location to help promote early childhood literacy. Read more about their amazing work here.


Sticking Stateside, we head to Lewiston, Maine, and this story of the town’s high school on Sun Journal about a unique initiative to promote positivity and a supportive environment for its students by leaving notes with uplifting messages on their lockers when they arrive in the mornings. See how the students reacted by heading to the article here.


Finally, back over the pond we go to Glenamaddy, County Galway in Ireland, and the heartwarming story on RTE News about the neighbours who have helped to rebuild the family home recently lost in a freak fire of a couple who moved there from France ten years ago and have become much loved by the community. The incredibly generous results can be read about here.

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