The Good News Week (12/06/2019)


Though it can seem like the news is purely all bad, it’s so important to remember that there’s so much good in there too. And here for you again, we have three amazing and inspiring headline makers in this week’s edition 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!


First to ITV News this week, and if you caught any of the coverage of the events to mark 75 years since the D Day landings during WWII last week, then you might have heard about 95 year old Harry Read, who together with The Red Devils made a moving and very fitting tribute to mark the commemoration of those who gave their lives. More on this story here.


CBC News in Canada this week have reported breakthrough developments from the government there, who have pledged to ban all single use plastics by 2021, as part of a wider initiative to help tackle the global plastic pollution problem head on. Read about their full plans here.


Lastly this week, on BBC News, we head to the world famous literary festival in Hay on Wye in Wales, where a young lady named Maisy has been able to see again using VR technology six years after she went blind following a brain tumour. See the amazing results here.

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