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Stevie’s reunion with Tour de Flat-conquering Jacob will have to wait
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Stevie’s reunion with Tour de Flat-conquering Jacob will have to wait

Pamela’s return to selling The Big Issue is a ‘fresh start’
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Pamela’s return to selling The Big Issue is a ‘fresh start’

Joyful reunions as vendors and customers emerge from lockdown
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Joyful reunions as vendors and customers emerge from lockdown

For vendor Robin Price, a return to his pitch is more important than ever
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For vendor Robin Price, a return to his pitch is more important than ever

Wimbledon vendor Jane says The Big Issue is still her ‘whole life’
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Wimbledon vendor Jane says The Big Issue is still her ‘whole life’

Exeter vendor Will Adams is delighted to see his regular customers again
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Exeter vendor Will Adams is delighted to see his regular customers again

Popular Big Issue vendor Nick has enjoyed a prolific return to his pitch
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Popular Big Issue vendor Nick has enjoyed a prolific return to his pitch

“I’ll run to the office like Forrest Gump”: vendors’ joy at street return
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“I’ll run to the office like Forrest Gump”: vendors’ joy at street return

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Vendors reveal what they’ve missed most during lockdown as they near return
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Vendors reveal what they’ve missed most during lockdown as they near return

Salisbury seller Jim has had to adapt to countryside life during lockdown
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Salisbury seller Jim has had to adapt to countryside life during lockdown

Big Issue vendor Shane is planning a social enterprise to support live music
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Big Issue vendor Shane is planning a social enterprise to support live music

How do you do your job as a Premier League steward when there are no fans?
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How do you do your job as a Premier League steward when there are no fans?

Big Issue vendor Kris Dove has been housed – but he is one of the lucky ones
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Big Issue vendor Kris Dove has been housed – but he is one of the lucky ones

‘Kind-hearted’ Big Issue vendor Jimmy McMahon has died
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‘Kind-hearted’ Big Issue vendor Jimmy McMahon has died

We bought vendor Gio a laptop to help him study to be a mechanic
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We bought vendor Gio a laptop to help him study to be a mechanic

Truro vendor Nick finds wellbeing in nature
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Truro vendor Nick finds wellbeing in nature

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“Hero” vendor shares incredible story of survival
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“Hero” vendor shares incredible story of survival

School’s in for Plymouth vendor Clive during Covid-19 lockdown
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School’s in for Plymouth vendor Clive during Covid-19 lockdown

Popular vendor Karl misses the friendship he gets from selling The Big Issue
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Popular vendor Karl misses the friendship he gets from selling The Big Issue

Kent community misses good Samaritan vendor Colin
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Kent community misses good Samaritan vendor Colin

Exeter vendor Donna Barlow: ‘I miss the social side of selling the magazine’
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Exeter vendor Donna Barlow: ‘I miss the social side of selling the magazine’

We’re helping Big Issue vendor Jacques through isolation with books and arts
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We’re helping Big Issue vendor Jacques through isolation with books and arts

Sean has rediscovered his love of cooking after we bought him pots and pans
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Sean has rediscovered his love of cooking after we bought him pots and pans

We bought Richie a freezer after he lost £200 of food when his old one failed
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We bought Richie a freezer after he lost £200 of food when his old one failed

Cook up incredible lockdown lunches with Big Issue vendor Ian Duff
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Cook up incredible lockdown lunches with Big Issue vendor Ian Duff

Popular Big Issue vendor Kris says he’s lucky to have London hotel spot
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Popular Big Issue vendor Kris says he’s lucky to have London hotel spot

Steven’s Story
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Steven’s Story

Big Issue vendor tells his powerful story in book for men’s mental health
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Big Issue vendor tells his powerful story in book for men’s mental health

Popular vendor Jane can’t wait to be a “local landmark” on her pitch again
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Popular vendor Jane can’t wait to be a “local landmark” on her pitch again

The people of Norwich miss Big Issue vendor Simon’s hearty laugh
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The people of Norwich miss Big Issue vendor Simon’s hearty laugh

Paul McNamee: Our podcast is a virtual street corner for vendors and readers
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Paul McNamee: Our podcast is a virtual street corner for vendors and readers

Popular vendor Jeff Knight has a positive message from his campervan lockdown
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Popular vendor Jeff Knight has a positive message from his campervan lockdown

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