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Late Big Issue seller Dean Williams remembered as ‘outgoing friend to everyone’
Our Vendors

Late Big Issue seller Dean Williams remembered as ‘outgoing friend to everyone’

Tributes have been paid to popular Cardiff Big Issue vendor Dean Williams, who died last month at the age of 45.

‘Their dogs are a reason for living’: A new film tells the story of homeless people and their pets
Film

‘Their dogs are a reason for living’: A new film tells the story of homeless people and their pets

Paul Sng’s new documentary Year of the Dog shows how charity Dogs on the Street helped rough sleepers and their dogs through the trauma of lockdown.

Artist community pays tribute to late Big Issue seller with memorial on his old patch
Housing

Artist community pays tribute to late Big Issue seller with memorial on his old patch

The creative community in Hackney Wick, east London, has honoured late Big Issue seller Kevin Headley with a mural and plaque on his old patch.

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin is showing off his art work in a London exhibition
News

Big Issue vendor Dave Martin is showing off his art work in a London exhibition

Meet the people selling street papers around the world
Life

Meet the people selling street papers around the world

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The Big Issue exists because the public fell in love with our vendors
Opinion

The Big Issue exists because the public fell in love with our vendors

‘I was up at 7, stretched and was fine’: Big Issue seller back on pitch after London Marathon
News

‘I was up at 7, stretched and was fine’: Big Issue seller back on pitch after London Marathon

Salvage Hunters’ Drew Pritchard talks trade with a Big Issue seller
News

Salvage Hunters’ Drew Pritchard talks trade with a Big Issue seller

Soggy sandwiches, cold tea and sooty trains – the nostalgia of the old railways
Opinion

Soggy sandwiches, cold tea and sooty trains – the nostalgia of the old railways

Why we need a video game about homelessness
News

Why we need a video game about homelessness

Top 5 dystopian novels, featuring Isaac Asimov and Iain M Banks
Books

Top 5 dystopian novels, featuring Isaac Asimov and Iain M Banks

Climate change: A Big Issue seller’s plea for compassion towards animals and our planet
Opinion

Climate change: A Big Issue seller’s plea for compassion towards animals and our planet

Selling The Big Issue has boosted my income and my wellbeing
Opinion

Selling The Big Issue has boosted my income and my wellbeing

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Our vendor in Truro hails the local heroes who have supported him over 15 years
News

Our vendor in Truro hails the local heroes who have supported him over 15 years

Five reasons to love … Swindon
News

Five reasons to love … Swindon

Comedian Ed Byrne and a Big Issue vendor talk trekking
News

Comedian Ed Byrne and a Big Issue vendor talk trekking

Big Issue sellers share words of advice for their younger selves
News

Big Issue sellers share words of advice for their younger selves

Here’s what happened when Christopher Eccleston had a heart-to-heart with Big Issue seller Clive
Culture

Here’s what happened when Christopher Eccleston had a heart-to-heart with Big Issue seller Clive

‘I lost my home, I didn’t lose my pride’: Big Issue seller Lee Welham meets founder John Bird
News

‘I lost my home, I didn’t lose my pride’: Big Issue seller Lee Welham meets founder John Bird

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I run my own theatre company
News

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I run my own theatre company

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I’m a furniture restorer
News

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I’m a furniture restorer

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I was a Big Issue vendor and now I own a cleaning business
News

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I own a cleaning business

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I’m a Harley Street therapist
News

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I’m a Harley Street therapist

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton on her journey from homelessness to fire chief – via The Big Issue
News

Sabrina Cohen-Hatton on her journey from homelessness to fire chief – via The Big Issue

The Big Issue vendor who became London’s happiest bus driver is now bringing drinking water to Africa
News

The Big Issue vendor who became London’s happiest bus driver is now bringing drinking water to Africa

Big Issue vendors swap pitches for sailing on the high seas
News

Big Issue vendors swap pitches for sailing on the high seas

Big Issue vendors aim to bring ‘showmanship’ to London Marathon
News

Big Issue vendors aim to bring ‘showmanship’ to London Marathon

Community rallies around Big Issue vendor and family hit by flash floods
News

Community rallies around Big Issue vendor and family hit by flash floods

Rashford leads congratulations after Big Issue vendor Clive secures GCSEs
News

Rashford leads congratulations after Big Issue vendor Clive secures GCSEs

Big Issue vendor Clive, 58, earns GCSEs and now has sights set on university
News

Big Issue vendor Clive, 58, earns GCSEs and now has sights set on university

Meet the Big Issue sellers set to run the London Marathon for charity
News

Meet the Big Issue sellers set to run the London Marathon for charity

Big Issue vendor Mary Daly: ‘It saved my life’
News

Big Issue vendor Mary Daly: ‘It saved my life’

Big Issue vendor to event promoter: ‘I’m evolving’ says Earl
News

Big Issue vendor to event promoter: ‘I’m evolving’ says Earl