In for a penny…. | Banana Crumble
Ads
Join Us

Who said all news is bad news? Not us!

If you have a good news story or amusing article you want to share we would love to hear from you. Click here to fill out form, tell us what has been happening and we may publish your story here.

In for a penny....

by Banana Crumble | Nov 07, 2019

Sometimes it is hard to find positive or good news stories but then you see or read something and it makes you realise that there are so many genuinely nice people in the world who go that extra mile to do something good.

One such article we saw a few weeks ago was about Tim Cameron who lost his wallet on his way home from work. When he realised that his wallet was missing he started the process of cancelling his cards but as he looked at his account he was surprised to see four separate transfers each for a penny credit with some words as a reference.

When combined they read: “Hi, I found your wallet in the road – 07XXXXXXXXX – text or call!”

The Good Samaritan was Simon Byford. Tim Cameron called Simon and arranged to meet him complete with a bottle of wine as a thank you. The two didn’t live very far apart and actually met for a drink. The whole story went viral and the twitter post received over 140,000 likes. The meeting was filmed and in fact showed 4 pennies being handed back. Definitely the sort of news we like.

Sign up today for your regular dose of good news. Sign up takes 2 minutes.  By signing up, reading, sharing and liking our articles, you are helping us raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust! Thank you!  

Ads
Ads