In this ever confusing and mad world, sometimes we all need a little calm reminder that there’s people out there making the world a brighter place. And sometimes they’re making the headlines with it too. We bring you three more of them this week, with 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!
THE WORD ABOUT THE BIRD
First up this week, to a story on Time, Inc from New Zealand, and the rediscovery of a bird that was previously thought to be extinct. The conservation minister for New Zealand has revealed that there’s been a bumper breeding season for the parakeet known as the kākāriki karaka. More on it’s majestic return here.
Next, to Mashable, and to a remarkable new initiative of a box, hidden in mystery locations across California and Chicago, inside containing 51 reasons for those struggling with suicidal thoughts and feelings to stay alive. Read more about Find Your Anchor, the not for profit group who’ve put the box together here.
A SUMMER BREAK FOR EVERY CHILD
Finally this week, to BBC News, and a kid’s holiday animation club in London, whose members are working together to ensure that disadvantaged children in London are not suffering from ‘holiday poverty’ as the country’s schools break up for the summer holidays. Find out more about their amazing work here.