This News page is more than for news about what Cool Local is up to. It mostly features news that, like Cool Local itself, can cheer people up.

20th November 2018 – Cool Local is embarking on a special project to bring people together ‘on the street’ in Bromley in London by sharing local active on the street social media users. Social media can help people meet up and use local shops and services, even more so if there is a source you can go to and find all that social media. So we’re doing it. More here. You’ll also find our Calendar is a lot more active now, including on events in Bromley and across the UK.

16th September 2018 – There has been a bit of a gap since our last news, because we’ve been busy. We’ve new blog posts – one from the Secret Widget Festival in Surrey here and another – which we’ll be adding to – about Cockermouth in Cumbria here and another festival one from the Ealing Blues Festival here  We have updated more of this website including the Calendar and there are two new pages. In short, we are helping a local area by sharing its on the street active social media users, businesses, charities, churches, schools, etc, and we’re doing that in Bromley. So we have an introductory page here and the actual street by street record is here:

13th June 2018 –  UnjadedJade is in the news, an inspiring young lady who has used social media, especially You Tube, to help her fellow teenagers undergoing exams. We wrote about her in our latest blog post, here.

3rd June 2018 – We saw people and three dogs from Happy Endings Rescue in Polhill Garden Centre, Sevenoaks, Kent, raising money. Why is this cool news? If you’d seen the dogs, you wouldn’t need to ask. In fact, you can. See image above.

22nd December 2017 – News of a young lady who attempted suicide and who went on to embrace life and shared her story –