The Good News Week (06/05/2020)


Offering a little oasis of calm and positivity in these ever confusing times that remain, we bring you three more uplifting headline makers in 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!

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 send us a message on our Instagram using our DMs.


Our first story this week is from our own fair corner of the world on Braintree and Witham Times. Talented young artist Libby Hanness, aged 15 from Great Dunmow, who has put her talents to good use painting some local landmarks, with the aim of selling them off to raise money to support NHS workers during the current situation. See more of her amazing work here.


If you’re needing to see some uber cute bundles of fluff, BBC News have delivered in spades this week, reporting on the birth of two rare breed morepork owl chicks on the Norfolk Islands in Australia, the first there in exactly 10 years. Head here to go and get your heart eyes on big time.


Finally this week, some more heart eyes videos for you courtesy of Rumble, of Jim, a WWII veteran who moved to Canada from England, and helped found the St John Ambulance Dog Therapy Movement in the 1950s, who has been surprised by a local zoo with a hug from one of their lion cubs. Check the heart warming video out here.

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