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As a listener to Reasons to be Cheerful, you can access a Big Issue subscription for just £6 for your first month. You’ll receive an award-winning weekly magazine featuring the leading voices on politics, culture, and social activism, and you’ll be supporting our work with Big Issue vendors.

Your subscription will renew at £12 per month, which you can cancel at any time (including during your introductory period). All profits from subscriptions are invested into our frontline teams, who provide vital support to vendors to enable them to earn an income through selling Big Issue magazine. Every subscription makes a difference.

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