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National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights
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National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights

The real Repair Shop: Jay Blades and former vendor Steve's new restoration venture
Jay Blades and Steve Wyatt
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The real Repair Shop: Jay Blades and former vendor Steve's new restoration venture

More people are getting a hand up from Big Issue as the cost-of-living crisis bites
Ian Duff and his new dog, Trigger, on their pitch
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More people are getting a hand up from Big Issue as the cost-of-living crisis bites

'Our goal is to challenge negative expectations': Turning the spotlight on Big Issue's frontline
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'Our goal is to challenge negative expectations': Turning the spotlight on Big Issue's frontline

Soho Big Issue seller André is on a mission to publish his novel – here's how you can get involved
Big Issue seller André Rostant Photo: Dale Brodie
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Soho Big Issue seller André is on a mission to publish his novel – here's how you can get involved

'He would give away his last penny': Tributes paid to late Big Issue seller Martin Chown
Big Issue vendor Martin CHown
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'He would give away his last penny': Tributes paid to late Big Issue seller Martin Chown

Big Issue vendor uses magazine sales to fund Philippines retirement
Big Issue vendor AJ
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Big Issue vendor uses magazine sales to fund Philippines retirement

Glasses to make you look good and feel good
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Glasses to make you look good and feel good

In tribute to the Big Issue vendors we lost in 2022
In memoriam
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In tribute to the Big Issue vendors we lost in 2022

Jamie's Story
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Jamie's Story

Big Issue sellers are seven times more likely to need food and fuel support this Christmas
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Big Issue sellers are seven times more likely to need food and fuel support this Christmas

How O2 are helping to tackle data poverty by offering free data to those in need this Christmas
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How O2 are helping to tackle data poverty by offering free data to those in need this Christmas

Sleeping rough, visits from Princess Diana and an amazing love story: The life of a Chelsea Big Issue seller
Big Issue vendor Frank McGucken in a Santa hat
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Sleeping rough, visits from Princess Diana and an amazing love story: The life of a Chelsea Big Issue seller

How our partnership with Zettle by PayPal is keeping vendors ahead of the cashless revolution this Christmas
A Big Issue Vendor takes a contactless payment from a customer
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How our partnership with Zettle by PayPal is keeping vendors ahead of the cashless revolution this Christmas

Here’s how we’re working with O2 to offer free mobile data to all our vendors
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Here’s how we’re working with O2 to offer free mobile data to all our vendors

Terminally ill man with weeks to live starts selling The Big Issue to support his two sons when he’s gone
Big Issue vendor Dave Besley with sons Shane and Mark
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Terminally ill man with weeks to live starts selling The Big Issue to support his two sons when he’s gone

Why our Citroën electric vans are a bright light for vendors
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Why our Citroën electric vans are a bright light for vendors

Lord Bird: 'Give Big Issue sellers a fighting chance this Christmas'
McGucken (left) and John Gregg (right) in Covent Garden with Christmas lights in the background
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Lord Bird: 'Give Big Issue sellers a fighting chance this Christmas'

‘We change lives through better vision’ – Specsavers offers free eyecare and glasses to Big Issue vendors
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‘We change lives through better vision’ – Specsavers offers free eyecare and glasses to Big Issue vendors

More and more Big Issue vendors are now taking contactless payments – and it's really working
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More and more Big Issue vendors are now taking contactless payments – and it's really working