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A Mother’s Day card that helps Big Issue vendors

Personalised Mother’s Day card and mugs for sale at The Big Issue Shop - where online shopping has a social echo

Prison restaurant named as Cardiff’s best eatery

Andrew Burns

Inmates at HMP Cardiff praised for "perfect service" as The Clink restaurant takes top spot in Welsh capital poll

Big Issue-inspired art raising money for charities

Malcolm Jack

John McLinden uses old magazines to create collages, which are being sold to raise money for food banks, Social Bite and Shelter

Twin Atlantic & Chvrches sell The Big Issue - in pictures!

Andrew Burns

Stars of music, TV & business/media folks sold The Big Issue as part of #VendorWeek

Twin Atlantic and a host of famous faces sell The Big Issue

Andrew Burns

From Twin Atlantic to Kay Burley to Gail Porter, many high-profile figures have donned the red tabard to take part in #VendorWeek

Mark Dempster

"It's never too late to change"

Adam Forrest

Former vendor turned Harley Street therapist Mark Dempster says that addiction can be channelled into something positive

Big Issue Invest's capital injection

Mayor of London's office chooses Big Issue Invest, the social investment arm of The Big Issue, for £10m social housing project in London

Wayne Lee Busst (left) and Ian Watson-Gladwish

Big Issue vendor deaths: A city remembers

On the second anniversary of the killing of two Birmingham vendors, a fellow vendor remembers his friends

Dental support and new tabards for South West vendors

Andrew Burns

Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise have helped provide 100 new tabards and will support vendors in dental care

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

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