The Good News Week (15/05/2019)


If the early taste of summer weather isn’t enough to brighten your mood, then we’ve got three more headline makers who are making the world an even brighter place now – this is 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!


Some fantastic news to start with this week from ITV News. The National Grid has reported a breakthrough to the UK’s push for climate change and the environment, as for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, 0% coal was used to power the country’s energy supply last week. More on this story here.


We head to Brazil next, and to this remarkable story of ingenuity featured on Thinking Humanity. The artist and designer Amarildo Silva has been finding a unique new use for disused tyres – turning them into bespoke beds for cats and dogs. See his amazing creations here.


Not in our last story on BBC News this week. 29 years on from when she let her shyness get the better of her after winning a competition to meet Jason Donovan on the Saturday morning kid’s show Going Live, this week Worcester lass Helen Harris’ 12 year old wish to meet the former Neighbours star and pop pin up came true. See her adorable reaction here.

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