AS the coronavirus continues to spread, you might be feeling overwhelmed with negative news from around the world.

To try and brighten your day, we've listed our top five positive stories from this week.

Reading and Bracknell clap for NHS workers

Reading Chronicle:

On Thursday evening at 8pm, the country showed their thanks to NHS staff and carers on the frontline of the coronavirus battle by clapping outside their homes.

Neighbours across Reading and Bracknell joined in with the national campaign to show their support.

To read more and watch videos from across the county, click here.

Royal Berkshire Hospital: Fundraiser set up to buy NHS staff fresh fruit and vegetables

Reading Chronicle:

A fundraiser was set up this week to raise money to buy NHS staff at the Royal Berkshire Hospital fresh fruit and vegetables as they continue to battle the coronavirus.

For more on the story, click here.

Whitley residents receive flowers from Thames Valley Police officers

Reading Chronicle:

Police officers made a special delivery to residents in Whitley to cheer up the community.

Officers were seen delivering colourful bouquets of flowers that had been donated by Marks and Spencer.

For the full story, click here.

Reading’s Snow Princess Parties to deliver free entertainment to children through Facebook live

Reading Chronicle:

Princess characters from a party business in Reading will be entertaining children online during the coronavirus outbreak.

Princesses will sing, dance, bake and take part in craft activities and give shout outs to those watching.

To read all about it, click here.

Reading FC offers free tickets to NHS staff battling coronavirus

Reading Chronicle:

Reading FC will be offering one thousand FREE tickets to front line NHS staff currently fighting coronavirus.

To find out more, click here.