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With so much doom and gloom going on in the media at the moment, we thought we’d compile some good news stories to share with you all! So have a read and a giggle, and hopefully this puts a smile on your face and curbs the boredom. :0)


Royal Albert Hall: Watch concerts online
Classic FM: Best classical music and opera concerts to livestream
Billboard: Livestreams and virtual concerts listed
BBC News: The South is finding ways to keep entertained in Lockdown
The Guardian: 10 of the worlds best road trips to take by audiobook. 
Business Insider: A London tour guide is adapting to lockdown by taking her Instagram followers on virtual trips to the city’s best hidden spots
Forbes: You can now see West End Shows Online 
Forbes: Best Exhibitions, Concerts, Operas, Ballet To Watch Online For Free
The Guardian: 10 of the world’s best virtual museum and art gallery tours
Good News Network: 10 amazing animal livestreams
BBC News: Virtual Pub Quiz: How to run one that’s actually good
The Guardian: Classical concerts to watch at home


BBC News: Little things people are doing while socially distanced
Good News Network: Ministry of silly walks – encouraging people to laugh while in lockdown
Good News Network: Hummingbird mother with her babies
Youtube/Kurt Tocci: Disney characters in quarantine 
Business Insider: Watch Broadway stars team up for a cover of ‘Go the Distance’ from Disney’s ‘Hercules’ while self-isolating
BBC News: Mum’s dress up challenge includes Harry Potter
The Guardian: This weeks most uplifting clips
BBC News: Street sings Happy Birthday to 100 year old man
Forbes: American hotel’s hilarious instagram feed
Good News Network: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra play together while apart


Readers Digest: Roundup from around the world
Positive News: Clowns without boarders win the kindness awards
Positive News: The people sewing scrubs for the NHS
Elle: Good news stories you might have missed 
Good News Network: Banksy Drops Off Superhero Nurse Artwork at Hospital in UK With a Thank You Note
Positive News: 10 ways to help others during the coronavirus outbreak
Good News Network: For the First Time, U.S. Renewable Energy Surpasses Coal Every Day For An Entire Month
BBC News: Coronavirus: Strangers share post-lockdown aims on ‘hope board’
Good News Network: Instead of Selling Lemonade, Boy Sets Up ‘Drive-By Joke Stand’ to Spread Laughter During Quarantine
Good News Network: Italian Student Stranded in Spain Finds Hero in Cab Driver Who Drove Her 900 Miles Home for Free
BBC News: Coronavirus: Milton Keynes rallies to ‘pamper’ NHS staff
Forbes: Cure For A Boring Zoom Party: Hire A Comedian, Magician Or Petting Zoo
Forbes: 5 incredible space places showcased in double by NASA’s Hubble

Free Courses

The Open University: Courses by category/subject
Future Learn: Free courses
Reed: Free courses with Vision to Learn
Google: Digital marketing – FREE courses
Business Insider: Virtual baking and cooking classes for free online 
Positive News: The projects offering free therapy for frontline healthcare workers 


Dorset Biz News: We’re rooting for you: Hospice charity launches virtual glorious gardens competition for Dorset
BizMag: Dorset photographers triumph in World’s Best Food Photo Awards
Jimmy’s Iced Coffee: Quiz here


And for more good news stories, check out these on BBC News, ITV and The Huffington Post!

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