Co-buying real estate, cabs for people with disabilities, Gaza’s first women’s boxing club
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In today’s edition of Squirrel News, friends escape renting by co-buying houses, Green Cab provides transportation for people with disabilities and Gaza’s first boxing club for women opens.
Co-buying helps people of colour and those in low-income communities buy homes
Buying a house with someone you know is becoming an increasingly popular affordable route to get off the renting cycle and onto the property ladder.
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Green Cab provides transportation for people with disabilities
The accessibility-friendly transport service arrives in Marietta, Ohio, providing an alternative method of transport for those with restricted mobility.
Gaza’s first boxing club for girls opens
The new facility gives girls the opportunity to practice their sport in a more suitable environment than beaches or rented spaces.
Sierra Leone’s president signs gender equality law
The new law has been hailed as a landmark in the campaign to see Sierra Leone become a more equal place for women.
Edinburgh encourages students to eat more plant-based meals
The Scottish capital has become the first in Europe to join the Plant-Based Treaty, encouraging its students to eat less meat.
Scottish Daily Express
Artificial intelligence enhances Indigenous language learning
A man with a desire to make Indigenous language learning more accessible and immersive is looking to AI for the solution.
Firms develop new way to recycle water in California
Southern California’s businesses are implementing new and innovative ways to recycle water as they push through the drought.
Bread made from beans improves health outcomes
Scientists in Reading are developing the bread as a suitable alternative for people that struggle with the usual ingredients of bread, without sacrificing taste and texture.
Pakistani town known for gun trade turns to local library
The area has been transforming its gun-runner reputation into one of a place of information and knowledge.
Forest therapy improves mental health
These people are using the calming properties of forests to provide people with a way to heal physically and mentally.