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