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Rugby stars tackle #VendorWeek in Edinburgh, while actress Maxine Peake takes on a new role in Manchester

The stars of Edinburgh Rugby are used to some hard knocks, but they had a whole new challenge yesterday for INSP’s #VendorWeek.

Street paper convert starts documentary mission

A passionate street paper convert, explains how a meeting with a Real Change vendor, and volunteering at INSP’s Global Street Paper Summit in Seattle, has inspired him to undertake a creative journey.

Merry Christmas from INSP – and street paper vendors worldwide!

Frohe Weihnachten! Happy Christmas! Wesołych Świąt! Crăciun fericit! Feliz Navidad! Joyeux Noël! Seasons Greetings! Lep božič in srečno novo leto! Среќен Божиќ! God jul! 聖誕快樂吧。Baxtalo Krećuno thaj Baxtalo Nevo Berš!

INSP Advent Calendar: Christmas Eve

In the final window of this year’s #INSPadvent Billy tells us “It’s all about love.” We couldn’t think of a better message. Merry Christmas, everyone.

INSP Advent Calendar: day 23

It’s almost Christmas! Open today’s #INSPadvent window to meet Big Issue vendor Paul.

INSP Advent Calendar: day 22

Today in the #INSPadvent calendar, we learn that Xmas is associated with new shoes in Nigeria. Open the window to read asylum seeker Pascal’s story from his new home, Austria.

INSP Advent Calendar: day 21

We’re getting towards the end of our #INSPadvent calendar. Claudio says he will be selling Scarp de’ tenis outside Milan’s churches this Christmas. Open the window to read his story…

INSP Advent Calendar: day 20

#INSPadvent: Take a moment away from wrapping presents to read Alan’s moving story of how The Big Issue Australia changed his life!

INSP Advent Calendar: day 19

Support the homeless, and don’t judge the book by its cover, says Phillip in today’s window of the #INSPadvent calendar. Open to read more…

INSP Advent Calendar: day 18

#INSPadvent is in Dortmund today. Throughout December, we have messages from street paper vendors. Open today’s window in our celebratory advent calendar.

Check out December’s festive street papers!

We’ve got Santas galore on this month’s covers! Plus lots of kitties, gingerbread houses, elves, snowmen… and glitter.

INSP Advent Calendar: day 17

Each day in December, #INSPadvent brings you stories from different street paper vendors. Open to read how selling Sorgenfri gives Steinar a better Christmas.