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Popular Big Issue vendor who lost beloved dog on Christmas Day welcomes new pet to his pitch
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Popular Big Issue vendor who lost beloved dog on Christmas Day welcomes new pet to his pitch

Customers raised more than £600 to help Ian Duff after he tragically lost long-time companion Boycie in December. This week he welcomed new dog Trigger to his pitch and gave the money to charity.

The Big Issue wants to support Ukraine refugees arriving in the UK – here’s how
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The Big Issue wants to support Ukraine refugees arriving in the UK – here’s how

As thousands of people flee Ukraine and head to the UK, The Big Issue is offering the chance to earn some money.

Giant billboards in London point you towards your nearest Big Issue seller!
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Giant billboards in London point you towards your nearest Big Issue seller!

An innovative campaign uses cutting edge technology so that everyone can find their local Big Issue vendor

‘I’ll never forget it’: Guest editor Yungblud reveals how a Big Issue seller turned his life around
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‘I’ll never forget it’: Guest editor Yungblud reveals how a Big Issue seller turned his life around

‘He’s a Bristol National Treasure’: Thousands rally round Big Issue seller at risk of deportation
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‘He’s a Bristol National Treasure’: Thousands rally round Big Issue seller at risk of deportation

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‘The Big Issue got me back on my feet’: Magazine seller turns his life around with new security job
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‘The Big Issue got me back on my feet’: Magazine seller turns his life around with new security job

‘It’s a Christmas miracle’: Big Issue vendor returns lost purse to customer on Christmas Day
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‘It’s a Christmas miracle’: Big Issue vendor returns lost purse to customer on Christmas Day

Meet the former Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion
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Meet the former Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion

Lord Bird appeals for public support for Big Issue vendors through pandemic
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Lord Bird appeals for public support for Big Issue vendors through pandemic

Big Issue Christmas countdown: 12 reasons you should support our vendors this festive period
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Big Issue Christmas countdown: 12 reasons you should support our vendors this festive period

‘There’s no one out here’: Big Issue sellers plead for support as streets empty ahead of Christmas
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‘There’s no one out here’: Big Issue sellers plead for support as streets empty ahead of Christmas

“No one to be alone this Christmas” Cheralyn’s #BigWish
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“No one to be alone this Christmas” Cheralyn’s #BigWish

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

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

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

Meet the people selling street papers around the world
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Meet the people selling street papers around the world

The Big Issue exists because the public fell in love with our vendors
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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
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‘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
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Salvage Hunters’ Drew Pritchard talks trade with a Big Issue seller

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

Why we need a video game about homelessness
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Why we need a video game about homelessness

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Climate change: A Big Issue seller’s plea for compassion towards animals and our planet
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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
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Selling The Big Issue has boosted my income and my wellbeing

Meet Homer: The mannequin putting Big Issue vendors at the heart of Coventry’s City of Culture
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Meet Homer: The mannequin putting Big Issue vendors at the heart of Coventry’s City of Culture

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

Five reasons to love … Swindon
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Five reasons to love … Swindon

Comedian Ed Byrne and a Big Issue vendor talk trekking
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Comedian Ed Byrne and a Big Issue vendor talk trekking

Big Issue sellers share words of advice for their younger selves
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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I was a Big Issue vendor and now I’m a furniture restorer

I was a Big Issue vendor and now I’m a Gogglebox star
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I was a Big Issue vendor and now I’m a Gogglebox star

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