Lee: christmas

Street papers have Christmas wrapped up with festive projects

From special editions and calendars to funky bespoke gift wrap, we discover how street papers around the world are helping vendors increase their Christmas sales, give thanks to their customers and to truly enjoy the festive season.

Chefs, bakers and musicians unite to feed and entertain those in need on Christmas Day

Glasgow café owner overwhelmed by response to viral Facebook post about her aim to “bring some cheer into those that have little”. And Big Issue vendors are invited to the party.

How a kids’ Christmas cover competition brings festive joy to The Big Issue

For the third year in a row, The Big Issue has thrown open its Christmas cover design to UK children. Deputy editor (and chief Christmas elf) Vicky Carroll says the competition spreads the Christmas spirit for staff, customers and vendors.

Grassroots Rucksack Project returns to help homeless through winter

The Rucksack Project has returned across the UK to help homeless people through the harsh season ahead.