Dozens of volunteers put in 900 hours of labour to rebuild a mother’s home after ex-husband torched it

Dozens of volunteers helped rebuild a home for a mother who lost her two sons when her ex-husband set fire to their house. A total of 60 people worked for 900 hours at the home of Claire Sykes in Penistone, South Yorkshire. The work of the kind-hearted community was worth around £40,000. Darren Sykes died… [Continue Reading]

Pupils let schoolboy with Down’s syndrome win gold medal at sports day

A mother of a boy with Down’s syndrome has thanked his school friends who linked arms to ensure he won a 100m sports day race.  The Year Six boys from Wrawby St Mary’s C of E Primary School near Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire, decided to come joint second so that their friend, 11-year-old Rory Kettles, could… [Continue Reading]

How to Make People Happy

Happiness is a universal goal. We all want to be happy and usually surround ourselves with people who do make us happy, or at least we try. There are several things you can do to make others happy. I have narrowed it down to 4 areas: Listen Be Entertaining Appreciation Acceptance Listening to people makes… [Continue Reading]

Hero friends saved me

When a young boy suffered a horrific knee injury after jumping down a ditch during a game of tag, there was one bit of good news – all his friends had just been trained in first aid. Twelve-year-old Joseph Shutt, from Blackwood in Gwent, was playing tag with his friends outside a party when the… [Continue Reading]