The Good News Week (10/06/2020)

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Needing a midweek mood booster and a reminder that are still great people doing great things in uncertain times? Then you’ve come to the right place, for this is 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.

A WHINNYING LOCKDOWN SURPRISE

First this week, the heart warming story on Insider from 11 year old Jorja Boller from Nebraska. She usually volunteers at a local care home, but with its residents on lockdown during the ongoing pandemic, she’s found an ingenious way to brighten their days during these difficult times. Read more here.

MEET THE NEW DAMBUSTERS

Some wonderful environment news from The Guardian next, which reports that a five year study by a team of scientists at the University of Exeter of a proposed reintroduction of beavers to our shores has highlighted numerous benefits, including a reduction in pollution and flooding. See more of their incredible findings here.

PAINTING BRIGHTNESS AT A TIME OF NEED

Lastly this week on CNN, there’s the amazing and inspiring story of 10 year old Chelsea Phaire from Danbury, Connecticut, who has helped put together and send out 1500 art kits to those children living in foster care and homeless shelters during these difficult times. Take a look at her incredible efforts here.

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