The Good News Week (15/01/2020)

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It’s Wednesday people, and if you’re needing a midweek mood boost via some uplifting headline makers, you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to our first edition of The Good News Week for 2020 – with an all-new look to boot!

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!

If you find something positive in the news that you think we should feature on next week’s blog, then you can leave your comments below or Tweet us with the hashtag #GoodNewsWeek!

A SPECIAL AWARD FOR AN ESSEX SCHOOL

Big thanks to our man Phil Carew for bringing this story to our attention this week from The Guardian. Downshall Primary School at Ilford in Essex has just been given a special prize from a national body on awareness for dementia. Find out more about their amazing intergenerational work here.

OUT OF HIS SHELL AND ON HIS WAY HOME

Next to BBC News, and the story of Diego, the 100 year old tortoise who is finally returning home to his natural habitat to the Galapagos islands, where he is set to enjoy a well earned retirement. Read more about his incredible story that got him back there here.

THE MYSTERY OF THE CASH PAVED STREET

And finally, on RTE News this week, to the North East of England town of Blackhall Colliery, and the resolution of a case that police detectives have been working on for months of the case of the town’s main high street being covered in unclaimed £20 notes. Find out more about the owners here.

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