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It's Street Cat Bob fever as James Bowen welcomes vendors

Andrew Burns

Hundreds turn out in Glasgow to meet James Bowen and Street Cat Bob - and Big Issue vendors are invited along

Street artist Stik draws attention to social housing crisis

Andrew Burns

“I’m trying to articulate the voice of the people in a stylised way,” said artist and Big Issue collaborator Stik

John White

Memorial plaque for popular Big Issue vendor in Edinburgh

Andrew Burns

Much-loved Big Issue vendor John White will have a lasting memorial at the Edinburgh pitch he spent eight years selling from

The Big Issue launches new-look magazine

Andrew Burns

10 very important things you need to know about the new Big Issue. From Sherlock to Spot The Ball...

Go wild outdoors with free maps and guides

Vicky Carroll

The Big Issue launches new partnership with walkingworld.com to offer readers free step-by-step walking routes across Britain

Big Issue vendors help develop homelessness exhibition

Andrew Burns

Edinburgh vendors Susan, Fergie (pictured) and Stevie enter the art world to help develop No Fixed Abode exhibition on homelessness

Florian Ciobanu

From Big Issue vendor to Whole Foods Market cook

Andrew Burns

"I showed I’m not afraid of hard work and I think they recognised that. This is a huge step in the right direction for me”

Sir Alex Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson picks The Big Issue

Andrew Burns

Former Manchester United boss sat down with The Big Issue yesterday and was struck by this week’s powerful cover

Send a Big Issue Christmas card this year to help vendors

Andrew Burns

Packs of 10 cards featuring last year's poignant Santa mosaic cover now on sale, costs directly help vendors

Sergeant Rick Clement

“These photographs reveal the severity of the injuries"

Andrew Burns

The incredible story of Big Issue cover star Rick Clement, who had his legs blown off in Afghanistan

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