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Nottingham Big Issue vendor Shane: ‘My dogs saved me from myself’
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Nottingham Big Issue vendor Shane: ‘My dogs saved me from myself’

Vendor Julie Cherry volunteered for the NHS – but is yet to be called on
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Vendor Julie Cherry volunteered for the NHS – but is yet to be called on

Where are they now? Our vendors are facing different housing realities
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Where are they now? Our vendors are facing different housing realities

Much-loved vendor Bubble has already felt the power of returning to his pitch
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Much-loved vendor Bubble has already felt the power of returning to his pitch

We’re helping Amanda with a rowing machine to boost her health in lockdown
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We’re helping Amanda with a rowing machine to boost her health in lockdown

We bought Brighton vendor Pamela a laptop to beat ‘depressing’ lockdown
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We bought Brighton vendor Pamela a laptop to beat ‘depressing’ lockdown

Vendor Dave Martin’s unsure if he’s had Covid-19 as he can’t get a test
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Vendor Dave Martin’s unsure if he’s had Covid-19 as he can’t get a test

Tributes paid to much-loved Cardiff vendor Maurice Richards, who has died
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Tributes paid to much-loved Cardiff vendor Maurice Richards, who has died

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Leicester vendor David Bailey: “Things were looking up before Covid-19”
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Leicester vendor David Bailey: “Things were looking up before Covid-19”

Meet this week’s magazine cover stars: Bath vendor Chris and his dog Mack
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Meet this week’s magazine cover stars: Bath vendor Chris and his dog Mack

We’re helping speed-reading vendor Jack get more books to read in lockdown
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We’re helping speed-reading vendor Jack get more books to read in lockdown

Southsea vendor Bridgette is keeping her mind active thanks to The Big Issue
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Southsea vendor Bridgette is keeping her mind active thanks to The Big Issue

Vendors Volunteering During Lockdown
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Vendors Volunteering During Lockdown

The Big Issue helps keep vendor Craig safe with solar-powered phone charger
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The Big Issue helps keep vendor Craig safe with solar-powered phone charger

Inside a hotel housing rough sleepers during Covid-19 with vendor Donny
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Inside a hotel housing rough sleepers during Covid-19 with vendor Donny

Selfless Big Issue vendor Julie Cherry is volunteering to help the NHS
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Selfless Big Issue vendor Julie Cherry is volunteering to help the NHS

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Edinburgh vendor Kenny is using lockdown to work on his recovery
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Edinburgh vendor Kenny is using lockdown to work on his recovery

Exeter vendor Will’s top tips for thriving in lockdown
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Exeter vendor Will’s top tips for thriving in lockdown

When Karl met Prince Charles: vendor recalls selling mag to royal 20 years on
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When Karl met Prince Charles: vendor recalls selling mag to royal 20 years on

Walking vendor Rob has been forced to postpone his mammoth two-year challenge
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Walking vendor Rob has been forced to postpone his mammoth two-year challenge

Plymouth vendor Clive is keeping up his acting classes even in lockdown
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Plymouth vendor Clive is keeping up his acting classes even in lockdown

Earl John Charlton to come out fighting after charity boxing fight postponed
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Earl John Charlton to come out fighting after charity boxing fight postponed

Popular vendor Lee Welham is looking after other sellers in Cambridge
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Popular vendor Lee Welham is looking after other sellers in Cambridge

Vendor Simon Gravell: “I worry I’ll be back rough sleeping”
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Vendor Simon Gravell: “I worry I’ll be back rough sleeping”

Big Issue vendor Robin: This is my life. I don’t know what I’m going to do
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Big Issue vendor Robin: This is my life. I don’t know what I’m going to do

Much-loved vendor Ian Duff is offering to cook for self-isolating families
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Much-loved vendor Ian Duff is offering to cook for self-isolating families

Selfless vendor Richard Todd is volunteering to keep a homeless centre going
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Selfless vendor Richard Todd is volunteering to keep a homeless centre going

Support hard-working Big Issue vendors throughout the coronavirus crisis
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Support hard-working Big Issue vendors throughout the coronavirus crisis

Popular Big Issue vendor Rob is taking on a two-year walking challenge
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Popular Big Issue vendor Rob is taking on a two-year walking challenge

Big Issue Vendors Take To The Airwaves
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Big Issue Vendors Take To The Airwaves

Popular Bristol vendor Mike Hall has earned himself a job at WH Smith
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Popular Bristol vendor Mike Hall has earned himself a job at WH Smith

Customers rally to raise £4,000 for much-loved vendor Dean Telfer’s funeral
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Customers rally to raise £4,000 for much-loved vendor Dean Telfer’s funeral

Tributes paid to “polite and kind” Big Issue vendor
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Tributes paid to “polite and kind” Big Issue vendor