Congresbury named Britain's 'kindest village'

Congresbury in north Somerset, England, has been named Britain's "kindest village" after the community completed 800 random acts of kindness to mark the church's 800th anniversary.

Congresbury named Britain's 'kindest village'

A rural community in Somerset, England has been named Britain's "kindest village".

Congresbury, north Somerset has been given the special title after completing 800 good deeds to mark the 800th anniversary of their local church, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reports.

Resident and organiser Becci North said: "A random act of kindness can be something very small, but it can have a major impact on someone's life.

"Everyone embraced the project. It did not matter how small or large the act was, it was the fact someone took the time to help another person.

"So far, we have 817 acts of random kindness recorded and I am aware that there are some more to come in. The whole community have come together over the past year and blessed one another and those within communities further a field."

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