Stephanie Wood
Stephanie Wood
Stephanie is a digital editor and writer, with 13 years' experience working for some of the UK's biggest media brands. She is also a long-time volunteer, and has worked with several charities over the years. She travelled to Brazil when she was 22 to work on a volunteer project, teaching English to local street children. More recently, she worked as a befriender with charity Age UK, making weekly visits to an elderly lady in her local area. As a keen netballer and Level 2 Coach, Stephanie has also worked with local schools and clubs, helping young girls to develop skills and an appreciation of teamwork – both on and off the court. Stephanie lives in Harringay, North London, which she loves for its sense of community spirit. She recently helped out with a local volunteer project to renovate an elderly neighbour's studio flat in order to make it habitable whilst she was in hospital.
Homeless housing made permanent across UK — but urgent challenges remain
Housing

Homeless housing made permanent across UK — but urgent challenges remain

Windrush Day 2020: powerful migration memories from four famous faces
Social Justice

Windrush Day 2020: powerful migration memories from four famous faces

Emmerdale boss reveals secrets of the soap’s lockdown episodes
TV

Emmerdale boss reveals secrets of the soap’s lockdown episodes

Inmates share inspirational prison education stories in powerful new book
News

Inmates share inspirational prison education stories in powerful new book

Homeless people and prisoners tell lockdown stories in new exhibition
News

Homeless people and prisoners tell lockdown stories in new exhibition

Birmingham café feeds hundreds of vulnerable people during pandemic
Activism

Birmingham café feeds hundreds of vulnerable people during pandemic

People shielding from Covid-19 face ‘catch-22’ trying to hold onto jobs
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People shielding from Covid-19 face ‘catch-22’ trying to hold onto jobs

Five tips for would-be children’s illustrators by Puffin Books’ Dapo Adeola
Competitions

Five tips for would-be children’s illustrators by Puffin Books’ Dapo Adeola

More famous faces back The Big Issue’s urgent appeal
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More famous faces back The Big Issue’s urgent appeal

Puffin adds 80 children’s books to the prize for our Spring Cover Competition
Competitions

Puffin adds 80 children’s books to the prize for our Spring Cover Competition

Frontline Covid-19 workers at risk as half a million face homelessness
Housing

Frontline Covid-19 workers at risk as half a million face homelessness

Company comes to the aid of hospices facing £60-a-bottle hand sanitiser costs
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Company comes to the aid of hospices facing £60-a-bottle hand sanitiser costs

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