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Artist community pays tribute to late Big Issue seller with memorial on his old patch
The mural of Kevin Headley, created by street artist Tizer and curated by Teddy Baden. Image: Tizer
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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
Big Issue vendor Dave Martin
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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
David Jankovic sells Liceulice in Belgrade. Courtesy of Liceulice / INSP.ngo
Life

Meet the people selling street papers around the world

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

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
Big Issue vendors run 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
Robin Price

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

Top 5 dystopian novels, featuring Isaac Asimov and Iain M Banks
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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
Plymouth vendor Jules Daniels wants us all to take action on climate change
Jules Daniels

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
Simone Gill

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
Big Issue vendor mannequin
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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
Nick Cuthbert Exposure Photo Agency
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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
Christopher Eccelston and vendor Clive in conversation. Photo: The Big Issue
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
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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
Cathy by Cardboard Citizens
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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