Greg Barradale
Greg is a Senior Reporter for the Big Issue. He reports on social affairs ranging from asylum and homelessness, to public transport and protests. He was a winner of the News and Investigations category at the MHP 30toWatch awards 2023, and was shortlisted for feature writer of the year at the 2023 BSME Talent Awards. If you've got a story which you think needs covering, email him at greg.barradale@bigissue.com
How a band formed in an asylum hotel is giving refugees hope: 'Each note comes from the heart'
Ardavan of The Unknowns
Music

How a band formed in an asylum hotel is giving refugees hope: 'Each note comes from the heart'

Can Keir Starmer really stop the boats? Labour warned immigration plan doesn't go far enough
Keir Starmer greets new Labour MP Natalie Elphicke
Immigration

Can Keir Starmer really stop the boats? Labour warned immigration plan doesn't go far enough

Is 'edgy upstart' BrewDog now 'boring and ubiquitous' after years of scandal? Experts weigh in
BrewDog
Business

Is 'edgy upstart' BrewDog now 'boring and ubiquitous' after years of scandal? Experts weigh in

How London's history-making beavers are adapting to life in the capital: 'They have a right to exist'
beavers
Environment

How London's history-making beavers are adapting to life in the capital: 'They have a right to exist'

Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home
Rishi Sunak, general election, low turnout
Politics

Are we headed for a low-turnout general election? Why poverty and mistrust mean voters staying home

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around
Timpsons CEO James Timpson
Business

Timpson boss James Timpson on Doc Martens, high street success and how work can turn lives around

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise
Activism

Feeling like change in the UK isn't possible? Let these 28 purposeful campaigns prove otherwise

Reform came within 117 votes of Tories in Blackpool by-election. But it's 'far from an earthquake'
Blackpool South's new MP Chris Webb celebrates in an election which saw the Conservatives beat Reform UK into second.
Politics

Reform came within 117 votes of Tories in Blackpool by-election. But it's 'far from an earthquake'

We're in a race to build first new reservoirs in decades before Britain's taps run dry
Environment

We're in a race to build first new reservoirs in decades before Britain's taps run dry

Anti-poverty campaigner and former Labour minister Frank Field dies aged 81: 'He saved many lives'
Frank Field
Politics

Anti-poverty campaigner and former Labour minister Frank Field dies aged 81: 'He saved many lives'

'We will do all we can to resist': Sunak gets Rwanda plan through parliament – so what happens now?
UK Jamaica policy
Politics

'We will do all we can to resist': Sunak gets Rwanda plan through parliament – so what happens now?

Sunak admits he will miss his own target of Rwanda flights taking off by spring
Rwanda
Immigration

Sunak admits he will miss his own target of Rwanda flights taking off by spring

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