The Good News Week (19/06/2019)

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It’s Wednesday – but if being half way to the weekend wasn’t good enough news, we’ve got more uplifting headline makers for you right now with 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 CRACKING GREEN SOLUTION, GROMIT

First this week, to The Guardian, and to the home of Wallace and Gromit’s favourite cheese – Wensleydale. The creamery that makes the world famous cheese are pledging their commitment to reduce their carbon footprint by turning their waste in the cheese making process to a renewable biogas that will power thousands of homes. More on this story here.

AN END TO ELEPHANT POACHING?

Some more good environmental news now from ABC News this week. Conservationists at a reserve in Mozambique working to protect endangered elephants have reported that they have gone a whole year without a single one being killed at the hands of poachers. Read more about what they’re doing to ensure future survival here.

EMPOWERING THE FATHERS OF TOMORROW

Finally this week, to a story on MindThink from New Mexico, and with Father’s Day having been for another year, one man has set up an NFP organization to help young dads get the advice, guidance and support they need to become good dads for their children and break a lot of the social stigmas they have grown up around. Find out more about Barry McIntosh’s pioneering work here.

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