Lucy Sherriff
Lucy Sherriff is multimedia editor of HuffPost UK. Her specialities are youth issues, environment, entrepreneurship and "what's working" journalism.

Entries by Lucy Sherriff

One Grandmother And Ex-Professional Dancer Is Teaching Ballet To OAPs

(0) Comments | Posted 22 July 2016 | (15:11)

A grandmother and ex-professional dancer who gave up ballet for decades has started up classes for a new generation - over 60. 

Claire Tracey, 54, was determined to...

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These Animals Are Trapped Inside A Chinese Shopping Centre In The 'World's Saddest Zoo'

(0) Comments | Posted 21 July 2016 | (11:29)

This white bear is one of a number of animals trapped inside a shopping centre in Guangzhou, China. 

A wolf, arctic foxes, beluga whales and walrus calves are among...

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Teenager Lucy Gavanagh Just Got Tesco To Stop Selling Eggs From Caged Hens

(0) Comments | Posted 20 July 2016 | (12:48)

A 14-year-old has persuaded Tesco to stop selling eggs from caged hens after rallying more than 280,000 people to support the cause.

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These Guys Have Become Bee Apprentices So They Can Help Save A Dwindling Population

(0) Comments | Posted 18 July 2016 | (16:13)

The British honey bee is under threat; three species are already extinct and many more under threat.

And the decline in bee numbers doesn’t just affect gardens. The UK...

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The Students Who Are Powering Their Kenyan Village With Poo

(0) Comments | Posted 12 July 2016 | (17:36)

When his school’s sewers started inadvertently polluting the nearby community’s stream, resulting in an uproar amongst locals, Leroy Mwasaru decided to do something about it.

The teenager, who lives...

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We're Remembering Gazza As A Brilliant Footballer, Rather Than By The Pictures In The Sun

(0) Comments | Posted 12 July 2016 | (11:56)

Legendary footballer Paul Gascoigne was recently pictured in The Sun exposing himself on the street as he got out of a taxi.

But rather than linger on paparazzi photographs...

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This Black Lives Matter Photo From Baton Rouge Is Going To Become Iconic

(0) Comments | Posted 11 July 2016 | (14:16)

Across the United States, demonstrations are taking place to protest the treatment of black people at the hands of American police. 

The protests erupted nationwide following the deaths of...

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These Young People Voted For Brexit

(0) Comments | Posted 5 July 2016 | (16:17)

According to YouGov date, 75% of young people voted to remain in the European Union, compared to just 39% of over 65s.

Much has been written...

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What Ramadan Means To Young Muslims

(0) Comments | Posted 29 June 2016 | (15:31)

"Ramadan is far more than just not eating food," says 25-year-old Imam Farhad Ahmad.

Ahmad is keen to use the holy month, which draws to a close in...

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Even People Who Hate David Cameron Are Sad He Has Resigned Over Brexit

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2016 | (11:56)

David Cameron may have had his critics, but even they have been left feeling chagrined at the Prime Minister's resignation following Brexit.

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In This Kenyan Football League, Players Have To Volunteer To Get Points For Promotion

(0) Comments | Posted 23 June 2016 | (09:38)


The footballers in this Kenyan league have to do more than just score goals to get promoted. 

Youths playing in the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA)...

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Girls Against: The Four Young Women Standing Up Against Sexual Assault At Gigs

(0) Comments | Posted 21 June 2016 | (11:33)


Bea, Hann, Anni and Anna are four young women who make up Girls Against - a group formed to stop sexual assaults at music events.


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Summer Solstice 2016: First Day Of Summer Is Not Very Summery

(0) Comments | Posted 20 June 2016 | (13:12)

It's the first day of British summer and yes, you guessed it, it's raining. If walking to work with only a soggy Metro to shield your coiffured barnet wasn't...

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Sir Jonathon Porritt: History Will Judge This Government To Be One Of The Worst On Environmental Issues

(0) Comments | Posted 3 June 2016 | (07:37)

Sir Jonathon Porritt doesn't mince his words. The long-time environmental campaigner isn't afraid to dish out some harsh criticism on the government's track record of sustainability and eco-friendly policies.

"I'm absolutely certain that history will judge this particular Conservative Government to be one of the worst on environmental issues," he...

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'There Will Be Another Syria. It's Just A Case Of Where And When', Experts Warn

(0) Comments | Posted 26 May 2016 | (12:59)

Climate change will inevitably help cause another major war, having already caused the brutal Syrian conflict, experts have warned.

A panel of national security and climate change specialists made the sombre warning at the One Young World summit in Tucson, Arizona, last weekend.

"At some point, the environmental stress...

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This Woman Walked 600 Miles To Deliver Messages Of Peace For Syrian Refugees

(0) Comments | Posted 25 May 2016 | (10:05)

A London woman walked 600 miles across Europe to hand deliver messages of peace to the UN, supporting the end of the Syrian war.

Katherine Davies trekked from London...

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This Solar-Powered Cooker Is Actually Saving People's Lives

(0) Comments | Posted 24 May 2016 | (11:55)

A team of scientists and engineers is hoping to prevent millions of deaths and protect the environment with a solar-powered cooker - which is 100% recyclable.

SolSource Solar Stove...

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Actor Adrian Grenier Wants Us To Put Down Our Phones And Start Actually Living

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2016 | (19:29)

"Technology is a great unifying force," says Adrian Grenier, sitting on a picnic bench outside the University of Arizona's environmental department. "But only in balance with getting together, eye to eye, breaking bread and sharing oxygen."

The actor is no stranger to encouraging others how to live a more fulfilling...

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When It Comes To Killing Endangered Animals, We're All Part Of The Problem Says WildAid's John Baker

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2016 | (16:53)

The footage of a mountain of ivory going up in flames in Kenya last month was seen around the world, and was a clear sign from the country that it would be tackling illegal wildlife trade. But the issue does not just lie with African countries - it’s...

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It's Been 25 Years Since 8 Scientists Sealed Themselves Inside Biosphere 2 For Two Whole Years

(0) Comments | Posted 21 May 2016 | (06:20)

It's been a quarter of a century since eight scientists volunteered to shut themselves inside the world's largest science laboratory in the middle of the desert.

Little did they...

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