Lucinda Herbert

Freelance journalist and copywriter. Words at The Telegraph, In Your Area, Big Issue North, and Dog-Friendly Magazine. [email protected]

United Kingdom

Big Issue North
Lies By Emission

"The Green Homes Grant had the potential to create new jobs and lift millions out of fuel poverty. Six months later the £1.5bn scheme was cancelled. What happens next?

The Telegraph
'Autistic women like me are still being failed, stigmatised and misunderstood'

If autistic boys are little professors, then autistic girls are playground psychologists. Fascinated by human behaviour. Observing those around us. As a child, I unwittingly mimicked my favourite television characters and more popular classmates. I copied their hairstyles. I studied their accents and mirrored their mannerisms. I just wanted to be liked.
How to revive your home on a budget

A pleasant living space can make a huge difference to your wellbeing, but it can also leave a dint in your bank balance. If you're tired of tripping over toys and have grown weary of your walls, a spring spruce-up can really help to lift spirits until lockdown ends.
The virtual festival spreading lockdown joy

We've seen some heartwarming examples of kindness during the pandemic, from helping neighbours to thanking key-workers. The Little Surprises Company has thrived during lockdown, and in true community spirit they have shared their good fortune by gifting over 1,000 tickets to key-workers, to Restival - a virtual event that's all about 'creating joy'.

Big Issue North
Net losses

As a new lockdown is imposed, what happens to the estimated nine million people living in digital poverty in the UK?