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Soho Big Issue seller André is on a mission to publish his novel – here’s how you can get involved
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Soho Big Issue seller André is on a mission to publish his novel – here’s how you can get involved

The London vendor said: “This book turns an acid eye on homelessness, street life, and society’s decidedly mixed reaction.”

‘He would give away his last penny’: Tributes paid to late Big Issue seller Martin Chown
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‘He would give away his last penny’: Tributes paid to late Big Issue seller Martin Chown

Plymouth seller Martin Chown died in January after 15 years of selling The Big Issue around the Devon city

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

London Big Issue vendor AJ hung up his tabard at the end of last year as his health declined. Now the 67 year old has retired to the Philippines with his wife

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

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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
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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
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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
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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

‘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

Jodie Whittaker helps out a Big Issue vendor by signing copies of Doctor Who magazines
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Jodie Whittaker helps out a Big Issue vendor by signing copies of Doctor Who magazines

This former Big Issue vendor has opened a shop to help disadvantaged young people access sport
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This former Big Issue vendor has opened a shop to help disadvantaged young people access sport

This Big Issue vendor is writing a Dungeons & Dragons-inspired sci-fi novel
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This Big Issue vendor is writing a Dungeons & Dragons-inspired sci-fi novel

A Big Issue vendor is doing a marathon on a space hopper after missing out on London Marathon spot
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A Big Issue vendor is doing a marathon on a space hopper after missing out on London Marathon spot

‘It’s changed the way we sell the magazine’
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‘It’s changed the way we sell the magazine’

The day Big Issue vendor Karl Grierson sold the magazine to King Charles
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The day Big Issue vendor Karl Grierson sold the magazine to King Charles

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Big Issue vendors send their condolences to royal family on news of Queen’s death
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Big Issue vendors send their condolences to royal family on news of Queen’s death

Community rallies around Big Issue seller after he loses everything in wildfire
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Community rallies around Big Issue seller after he loses everything in wildfire

Going green: how Big Issue’s new EV vans will help vendors and the planet
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Going green: how Big Issue’s new EV vans will help vendors and the planet

Driving change for good – for Big Issue vendors, staff and the planet
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Driving change for good – for Big Issue vendors, staff and the planet