Words And Journalism

“Charlotte is one of the best editors and writers in Cambridge”
Gillian Perkins, Cambridge Music Festival

Recent articles for The Guardian:

Do psychological wellbeing and caring for the environment go hand in hand?
The environmentalist's dilemma: get on your cold bike or drive a warm car?
Are food companies really looking after our health?


Recent articles for Green Futures:

The children of the Olympic games
Water bottle brings light into the slums
Can retrofit enhance urban ecosystems?
We have a wide range of writing styles to suit your needs. One of our specialities is making complex or technical subjects clear and appealing. The quality of our words and concepts is something our clients frequently comment on, and we have won awards for our copy writing.
  • The Guardian (1/2):

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    "Do psychological wellbeing and caring for the environment go hand in hand?" One of a number of articles written for The Guardian by Creative Warehouse director, Charlotte Sankey.

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  • The Guardian (2/2):

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    An article discussing how getting in touch with our better selves would allow us to act more selflessly and in favour of the environment.

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  • Green Futures (1/2):

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    We have written many pieces for Green Futures, the leading magazine on environmental solutions and sustainable futures. This was founded by Jonathon Porritt in 1996 and is published by Forum of the Future.

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  • Green Futures (2/2):

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    Two Green Futures articles exploring the latest in low-carbon homes and the growing force that is the female entrepreneur. For more articles like this, see links on the right.

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  • Cambridge Agenda:

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    in-depth articles on everything from research at the University to lively stories about dog walking and news from local businesses were written by Creative Warehouse’s Charlotte Sankey, launch Editor of Agenda. The magazine was recognised as a high quality, albeit free, local magazine. Other writers in the Creative Warehouse team also wrote for the magazine and are highly experienced national journalists.

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  • University Newsletter (1/3):

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    features on stem cell research, practical articles on Cambridge attractions, interviews with College gardeners and reports on education news are just some of the pieces of quality journalism produced by members of the Creative Warehouse team for this magazine for the 10,000 staff at the University of Cambridge.

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  • University Newsletter (2/3):

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    a feature explaining stem cell research at the university.

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  • University Newsletter (3/3):

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    a guide to enjoying the Cambridge outdoors.

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  • King’s College fundraising appeal (1/2):

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    we used the concept of coins given down the ages to encourage alumni to donate to King's College.

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  • King’s College fundraising appeal (2/2):

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    King’s College fundraising appeal (2/2):
  • National Trust Family Handbook (1/2):

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    we wrote all the text for this book highlighting family attractions at National Trust properties. The book was selected as the Guardian’s Book of the Week. We also designed the book.

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  • National Trust Family Handbook (2/2):

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    National Trust Family Handbook (2/2):
  • Close the Door:

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    new research has been produced into the financial and environmental savings when shops close their doors. We digested a 40-page academic report and condensed it into a compelling brochure aimed at shopkeepers. The challenge was to simplify the message without distorting the complex research, and make it appropriate for this audience.

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  • Third World debt report for Christian Aid:

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    working from muddled text by an inexperienced writer, we reshaped and heavily edited it, creating a clear, compelling report which was quoted as instrumental in influencing UK government policy.

    Third World debt report for Christian Aid:
  • What’s On poster, University of Cambridge:

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    we transformed this from a black and white brochure – posted quarterly to a small mailing list – to a monthly colour poster seen widely around the city – and for the same budget.

    What’s On poster, University of Cambridge: