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This grassroots venue brings 'astonishing' music and mental wellbeing to rural Wales
Tivoli grassroots venue north Wales - Martin Kemp onstage pointing at the crowd
Venue Watch

This grassroots venue brings 'astonishing' music and mental wellbeing to rural Wales

Every week, The Big Issue’s Venue Watch campaign supports and champions grassroots music venues across the UK. This week, we're in north Wales, where the Tivoli brings in huge bands – including Oasis, Black Sabbath and Led Zepplin. It's hugely important to its rural community
Tributes paid to much-loved Big Issue vendor Marc Jones, 47, found dead in hostel
Big Issue vendor Marc Jones
Our vendors

Tributes paid to much-loved Big Issue vendor Marc Jones, 47, found dead in hostel

Number of Welsh prisoners sleeping rough on release has trebled in one year
prisoners sleeping rough
Rough sleeping

Number of Welsh prisoners sleeping rough on release has trebled in one year

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2024
Homelessness

Homelessness facts and statistics: The numbers you need to know in 2024

What we can learn from Wales' 'world-leading' plan to end homelessness once and for all
Homelessness

What we can learn from Wales' 'world-leading' plan to end homelessness once and for all

How one woman helped redefine eco-conscious living in the modern age
Environment

How one woman helped redefine eco-conscious living in the modern age

British rainforests: Rare ecosystems to be restored in Wales and the Isle of Man
A fragment of Britain's ancient rainforests at Coed Crafnant.
Biodiversity

British rainforests: Rare ecosystems to be restored in Wales and the Isle of Man

100 people making a difference for future generations in Wales
Wales future generations
Big Futures

100 people making a difference for future generations in Wales

I'm in north Wales, on the fantasy beach holiday of my childhood
Harlech Castle, Gwynned
Sam Delaney

I'm in north Wales, on the fantasy beach holiday of my childhood

Wales has stopped building new roads. Will other countries go down the same route?
Car illustration
Wales

Wales has stopped building new roads. Will other countries go down the same route?

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis
cladding campaigner
Building Safety Crisis

The Welsh government is now offering to buy homes affected by the cladding crisis

BetterPod: Sophie Howe explains how to make a better tomorrow
Future Generations

BetterPod: Sophie Howe explains how to make a better tomorrow

'Poverty kills': Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations
future generations sophie howe
future generations

'Poverty kills': Sophie Howe on fronting the fight for future generations

1 in 10 people in Wales have no access to public transport
Image of a bus to Holywell.
Public transport

1 in 10 people in Wales have no access to public transport

Local elections 2022: your complete guide to the votes happening across the UK on May 5
A polling station sign hangs on a wire fence outside a building
Local elections

Local elections 2022: your complete guide to the votes happening across the UK on May 5

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution
Water pollution

Protesters take to the beaches over sewage pollution

Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030
Protest

Thousands set to join protests demanding end to sewage pollution by 2030

Mental health, climate change, inequality: the priorities for Welsh future generations
The Democracy Box's Josh White (Blank Face); Lola Evans; Katherine Rees; Tess Honorwood; Emily Mae Jones; and Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, Sophie Howe, send a message ahead of the local elections
Future Generations

Mental health, climate change, inequality: the priorities for Welsh future generations

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot
Universal Basic Income

Welsh care leavers to receive £1,600 a month in basic income pilot

Wales is paying landlords to give up their empty properties to homeless people
Homelessness

Wales is paying landlords to give up their empty properties to homeless people

Wales Big Issue vendor in demand for art commissions across the UK
Images of two art works done by Big Issue vendor Slavcho Slavov.
Art

Wales Big Issue vendor in demand for art commissions across the UK

How to unlock your artistic side: Big Issue vendor on confidence in your art
Images of two art works done by Big Issue vendor Slavcho Slavov.
Art

How to unlock your artistic side: Big Issue vendor on confidence in your art

Drawn Together art project has put Big Issue vendors on the map
Pete O'Day
Art

Drawn Together art project has put Big Issue vendors on the map