The Good News Week (24/04/2019)

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It’s time to take another look at some of the uplifting and inspiring stories making the headlines as we bring you this week’s installment of 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!

A BREAKTHROUGH IN PARKINSON’S RESEARCH

First to BBC News this week, and to the remarkable findings from research by scientists at a leading university in Ontario, Canada, which could prove a breakthrough for those living with Parkinson’s disease. More on this story here.

BUILDING A BRIGHT NEW FUTURE FOR THE BLIND

Next to CNN, and some equally revolutionary news that Lego – the popular brand of toy building bricks are launching their first ever range of bricks with Braille for those children who are blind or visually impaired to hit the shelves in 2020. See the amazing prototype and about the launch here.

OFFERING A HELPING PAW

Finally this week, we head back Stateside to Sterling, Virginia, and the endearing story of Derrick Campana on AOL who has helped thousands of our four legged friends with his successful practice creating custom prosthetic legs for them. More on his incredible work can be seen here.

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