About Helen Lock

Helen is a content writer at Global Citizen

Stories

  1. Article: 7 Tweets of Solidarity With Black British Barrister Mistaken for Defendant 3 Times in One Day

    7 Tweets of Solidarity With Black British Barrister Mistaken for Defendant 3 Times in One Day

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 25, 2020

    The 25-year-old lawyer, Alexandra Wilson, said she was “absolutely exhausted” by the experience. Read more

  2. Article: The UK’s First ‘Social Supermarket’ Chain Just Opened a New Store in Liverpool. Here’s How It Works.

    The UK’s First ‘Social Supermarket’ Chain Just Opened a New Store in Liverpool. Here’s How It Works.

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 25, 2020

    The model reduces waste by selling surplus stock from supermarkets at heavily discounted prices. Read more

  3. Article: Lives of Hundreds of Homeless People in England Saved Due to COVID-19 Lockdowns: Study

    Lives of Hundreds of Homeless People in England Saved Due to COVID-19 Lockdowns: Study

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 24, 2020

    The ‘Everyone In’ scheme brought people in off the street and out of unsafe hostels. Read more

  4. Article: 1 in 4 Children in UK Say Racism Has Got Worse in Schools Since Lockdown: Report

    1 in 4 Children in UK Say Racism Has Got Worse in Schools Since Lockdown: Report

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 23, 2020

    A survey has highlighted the concerns parents and children have about going back to school. Read more

  5. Article: UK Plans to Bring Ban on Sale of New Fossil Fuel Vehicles Forward By 10 Years to 2030

    UK Plans to Bring Ban on Sale of New Fossil Fuel Vehicles Forward By 10 Years to 2030

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 21, 2020

    The idea is to speed up the transition to electric vehicles only. Read more

  6. Article: People Want Britain to Build Back Fairer and Greener After COVID-19, Inquiry Finds

    People Want Britain to Build Back Fairer and Greener After COVID-19, Inquiry Finds

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 18, 2020

    The British public wants changes like more local food, and better pay for nurses and carers. Read more

  7. Article: Every Single English River, Stream, and Lake Just Failed a Pollution Test

    Every Single English River, Stream, and Lake Just Failed a Pollution Test

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 18, 2020

    Industrial and farming chemicals have been blamed for the poor results. Read more

  8. Article: Thousands of Brits Are Fundraising by Living on the Rations Given Out in Refugee Camps for a Week

    Thousands of Brits Are Fundraising by Living on the Rations Given Out in Refugee Camps for a Week

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 17, 2020

    The ration box contains a small amount of rice, chickpeas, and lentils to live on for seven days. Read more

  9. Article: Destitution Could Double in the UK by Christmas, Warns Trussell Trust

    Destitution Could Double in the UK by Christmas, Warns Trussell Trust

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 16, 2020

    Data reveals almost 100,000 people used a food bank for the first time in 2020. Read more

  10. Article: 7 Things We Learned from David Attenborough’s Heartbreaking Documentary about Extinction

    7 Things We Learned from David Attenborough’s Heartbreaking Documentary about Extinction

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 15, 2020

    The legendary naturalist explained the link between wildlife loss and pandemics like COVID-19. Read more