It's easy to feel down when looking at the news.

Sometimes even we need a burst of happy stories to put a smile back on our face. 

Luckily, there's plenty of positive news in Oxfordshire. 

Here is a happy news round up this week: 

  • A queen visited Oxford

Oxford Mail: Queen Diambi visited Oxford Union and spoke to students about the environment. Picture: Oxford UnionQueen Diambi visited Oxford Union and spoke to students about the environment. Picture: Oxford Union

Her Royal Highness Queen Diambi Kabatusuila from the Democratic Republic of the Congo popped into the Oxford Union on Friday and spoke about slavery, assimilation and her African identity.

You call read all about the queen’s visit here.

The Diddly Squat Farm has added a couple of fury new members to the team.

A short video posted on the farm's social media shows two red fox Labrador puppies, called Sansa and Arya, playing with a set of car keys “going for a drive”.

Want to see more pictures of the puppies? Check them out here.

  • People shared their very best firework themed snaps for this week’s Camera Club competition

Oxford Mail: Camera Club snap fireworks.Camera Club snap fireworks.

People in Oxfordshire know how to celebrate Bonfire Night and their colourful pictures prove it.

Camera Club members sent in their explosive snaps for this week' theme.

See all the pictures in our gallery here.

  • A young entrepreneur celebrates her first work anniversary

Oxford Mail: Zero-waste shop by young entrepreneur celebrates one year anniversaryZero-waste shop by young entrepreneur celebrates one year anniversary

A zero-waste shop owned by 22 year-old entrepreneur will celebrate its first year anniversary in Wallingford next week.

Ella Peirson opened Bee Zero after deciding she wanted to live a more sustainable lifestyle and realising there were no zero-waste shops in her area.

Well done on the milestone Ella!

You can read all about her here.


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