Positive stories to put a smile on your face amid the coronavirus pandemic


We asked you for your positive stories and you didn't disappoint.

When we are in the dark, it can be hard to see the light.

With such unprecedented circumstances and so much uncertainty across the world right now in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we understand this can affect people in a multitude of ways. We do not want to diminish the severity of the situation we are currently facing by averting attentions, but what we do want to do is lighten the mood a bit.

We want remind you of how many other reasons we have to smile and why we shouldn't loose sight of the smaller things in life. A little goes a long way.

With this in mind, we put it to you, our lovely community of Mancunians on both Facebook and Twitter, to ask what positive stories you have to share with us from this last week and you wonderful people gave us pretty brilliant ones. So brilliant in fact, we just knew we had to share them...

Our Favourites

Heartwarming Achievements

It's the Little Things

Manc Moments

Twitter Favourites

We also put the question out to our lovely Twitter community to see what has put a smile on their faces recently too.

Once again, it seems as though it's all about those little things in life and honestly, we just love that.

Here's a few of our favourite responses:

Save us one will you, Jaelen?


We can only hope that these responses have put just as much of a smile on your face as they have ours.

If you want to see the rest, have a look on Facebook and Twitter.

During such uncertain times, keep a few of these in mind. Remember to stay in contact with loved ones over the phone or internet if you cannot in person. Check in on the elderly or the vulnerable. Look after your mental health. Find the little things that make you happy. Only buy and use what you need. Be considerate. Think of others. Cough into your elbow or a tissue and of course, wash your hands.

Oh, and keep sharing your positive stories with us - we all need it!