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The United Kingdom of Solutions: the people driving progress

From Birmingham to Belfast and from environmentalism to social cohesion, stories that we'll share in the coming days as part of our United Kingdom of Solutions focus will zoom in on the people unearthing solutions to the challenges facing the UK

From Birmingham to Belfast and from environmentalism to social cohesion, stories that we'll share in the coming days as part of our United Kingdom of Solutions focus will zoom in on the people unearthing solutions to the challenges facing the UK

Glued to the mainstream media, you would be forgiven for thinking that the UK has become a pretty despondent place. From Brexit chaos to an under-pressure health system, knife and gun crime, social division and inequality, there is certainly plenty to improve upon.

But this isn’t the whole story. There are the gutsy grassroots leaders shaking up local democracy in the south-west, the passionate people challenging stereotypes in the north and the nature-lovers who think London can become a world-leading green city.

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In the Midlands, there are those who are motivated to unite cultures and religions and, in Northern Ireland, entrepreneurs who believe that technology can shape society for the better.

Wales is carving out a reputation for socially-progressive policies, while Scotland is boldly making inroads into tackling inequality.

Now, Positive News would like to hear from its readers in the UK about the signs of progress where they live or work

Over the coming days, we’ll be sharing stories about just some of the many individuals who are driving progress today.

Now, Positive News would like to hear from its readers in the UK about the signs of progress where they live or work. Whether a community project, social enterprise, policy or person that’s successfully tackling a particular challenge, or other positive developments that fall under the radar of the mainstream news agenda, the magazine is inviting readers to get in touch to share their findings via email or by using the hashtag #UnitedKingdomofSolutions on social media.

What progress and solutions do you see where you are in the UK? Share your thoughts via email to newsdesk@positive.news or by messaging us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by mentioning @PositiveNewsUK and #UnitedKingdomofSolutions

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