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“I want to use my platform, while everyone is looking at me, to reflect that attention onto the whole deaf community” Rose Ayling-Ellis speaks to The Big Issue
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“I want to use my platform, while everyone is looking at me, to reflect that attention onto the whole deaf community” Rose Ayling-Ellis speaks to The Big Issue

Rose Ayling-Ellis, Actress and Strictly Come Dancing winner, has spoken exclusively to The Big Issue.

“It’s taught me to be who I am now. It keeps me grounded and humble.” Ex-Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion calls for support for organisation
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“It’s taught me to be who I am now. It keeps me grounded and humble.” Ex-Big Issue vendor who now owns a multi-million pound company fighting fast fashion calls for support for organisation

Waltham took his business skills from selling the magazine and put them into buying and selling second-hand clothes, and after two years as a Big Issue vendor he opened a market stall in Camden.

The Big Issue launches Winter Appeal for vendors in the face of ongoing restrictions, severe weather warnings and predictions of 25% absenteeism at workplaces
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The Big Issue launches Winter Appeal for vendors in the face of ongoing restrictions, severe weather warnings and predictions of 25% absenteeism at workplaces

Regeneration of iconic London building to provide affordable and sustainable workspace for ‘green’ startups in the city
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Regeneration of iconic London building to provide affordable and sustainable workspace for ‘green’ startups in the city

Superstar, Sam Fender, puts full support behind The Big Issue during time of crisis for publication’s vendors
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Superstar, Sam Fender, puts full support behind The Big Issue during time of crisis for publication’s vendors

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Lord John Bird, Founder of The Big Issue, calls for public support in wake of restrictions
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Lord John Bird, Founder of The Big Issue, calls for public support in wake of restrictions

Seven-year-old is announced as winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas cover competition
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Seven-year-old is announced as winner of The Big Issue Kids Christmas cover competition

Big Issue Invest reports close to £40 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis
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Big Issue Invest reports close to £40 million of investment into social enterprises and charities at time of crisis

“I don’t want to look back and think, I could have done something.” Actor Michael Sheen spoke to The Big Issue about nearly playing for Arsenal, heartbreak and the importance of giving back
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“I don’t want to look back and think, I could have done something.” Actor Michael Sheen spoke to The Big Issue about nearly playing for Arsenal, heartbreak and the importance of giving back

Peckham-based arts organisation receives £56,000 of backing from Big Issue Invest 
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Peckham-based arts organisation receives £56,000 of backing from Big Issue Invest 

Big Issue Founder responds to news 688 people died on the streets last year, warning “if we don’t take action now, we are set to lose far more lives”
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Big Issue Founder responds to news 688 people died on the streets last year, warning “if we don’t take action now, we are set to lose far more lives”

O2 partners with The Big Issue to help vendors stay connected as part of new National Databank initiative
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O2 partners with The Big Issue to help vendors stay connected as part of new National Databank initiative

UnLtd, Big Issue Invest and Social Value UK to launch free diversity, equity and inclusion toolkit for social entrepreneurs
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UnLtd, Big Issue Invest and Social Value UK to launch free diversity, equity and inclusion toolkit for social entrepreneurs

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The Big Issue Shop has your Christmas shopping sorted with a plethora of eco-friendly and socially conscious gifts
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The Big Issue Shop has your Christmas shopping sorted with a plethora of eco-friendly and socially conscious gifts

Bournemouth-based Big Issue vendors to feature in The Big Issue’s Christmas campaign calling for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK
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Bournemouth-based Big Issue vendors to feature in The Big Issue’s Christmas campaign calling for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK

Fund reopens to deliver £16.3 million in grant funding to social enterprises
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Fund reopens to deliver £16.3 million in grant funding to social enterprises

Big Issue Founder calls for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK
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Big Issue Founder calls for public support as vendors face hard Winter ahead with quieter high streets across the UK

The Big Issue Shop has Christmas all wrapped up with exclusive designer paper from leading artists
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The Big Issue Shop has Christmas all wrapped up with exclusive designer paper from leading artists

The Big Issue Magazine undergoes complete redesign to mark 30 years of publication
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The Big Issue Magazine undergoes complete redesign to mark 30 years of publication

Big Issue Invest’s Power Up Scotland announces the eight social ventures chosen to receive £500,000 of investment 
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Big Issue Invest’s Power Up Scotland announces the eight social ventures chosen to receive £500,000 of investment 

Lord John Bird, Founder of The Big Issue to urge the Government to take immediate action to help keep families and individuals in their homes and stop a “mass homelessness crisis.”
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Lord John Bird, Founder of The Big Issue to urge the Government to take immediate action to help keep families and individuals in their homes and stop a “mass homelessness crisis.”

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Big Issue Founder warns £20 Universal Credit uplift must remain in place or the nation will face a “mass homelessness crisis”
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Big Issue Founder warns £20 Universal Credit uplift must remain in place or the nation will face a “mass homelessness crisis”

The Big Issue launches Breakthrough Talent and Training Programme for young people
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The Big Issue launches Breakthrough Talent and Training Programme for young people

Big Issue Invest provides funds to support the construction of 11 affordable homes in Lewisham
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Big Issue Invest provides funds to support the construction of 11 affordable homes in Lewisham

Scotland’s leading not-for-profit helpline secures £180k of investment to support vulnerable communities
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Scotland’s leading not-for-profit helpline secures £180k of investment to support vulnerable communities

Big Issue Invest and Sport England join forces to improve the lives of young people affected by Covid 19
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Big Issue Invest and Sport England join forces to improve the lives of young people affected by Covid 19

The Big Issue co-launches fund for people to invest in solving climate change
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The Big Issue co-launches fund for people to invest in solving climate change

Big Issue Invest and GO Lab launch first report on data transparency in the social outcomes sector
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Big Issue Invest and GO Lab launch first report on data transparency in the social outcomes sector

Big Issue Invest launches Impact report 2020 to mark 10 years since the launch of its first ever investment fund
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Big Issue Invest launches Impact report 2020 to mark 10 years since the launch of its first ever investment fund

Big Issue Invest releases impact report for Power Up Scotland investment programme
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Big Issue Invest releases impact report for Power Up Scotland investment programme

Homes for Good- Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency- welcomes Big Issue Invest as new partner in £3 million deal
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Homes for Good- Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency- welcomes Big Issue Invest as new partner in £3 million deal

Big Issue Invest Trust strengthens its Board and embarks on new programme to support Big Issue vendors in the wake of Covid-19 crisis
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Big Issue Invest Trust strengthens its Board and embarks on new programme to support Big Issue vendors in the wake of Covid-19 crisis

Our response to COVID-19: our support & commitment
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Our response to COVID-19: our support & commitment