Articles by Lucy Purdy

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Party in the park: campaign urges people to reimagine parking spaces Parking spaces dominate our towns and cities – but should they? A campaign is reclaiming them for tea parties, book clubs and more  Environment Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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‘Being different is good’: the teenage model making fashion more inclusive Abandoned outside an orphanage as a baby, model Xueli Abbing has become an inspiring representative of the albino community Culture Media Society Wellbeing
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‘Words matter’: the campaign to change the language of maternity care A glossary of ‘empowering’ phrases about motherhood is reframing conversations around fertility, pregnancy and loss Body & Mind Health Society Wellbeing
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Up for grabs: how litter-pickers are taking the rubbish crisis into their own hands Two thirds of litter in the UK is produced by just 12 companies. A growing army of litter-pickers are taking action Conservation Environment Society Wellbeing
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‘Lifechanging’: the scheme that offers free train travel to people fleeing abuse The UK’s Rail to Refuge programme has been used by more than 1,000 domestic abuse survivors, including children Health Society Travel Wellbeing
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‘Age is just a number’: Rankin portraits celebrate sex in later life Renowned photographer Rankin has teamed up with a relationships charity to shine a light on intimacy in later life Arts Body & Mind Health Society Wellbeing
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