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Send us your messages of support for vendors

Posted On: 1 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

Prior to the coronavirus lockdown, The Big Issue took the tough decision to safeguard our network of vendors by asking that they temporarily stop selling on streets across the whole of the UK. It has meant an immediate loss of income for the 1,500 vendors dotted around the country. Together, we'll face big challenges in the already uncertain months ahead.
But as well as concern for their livelihoods , our vendors tell us they miss one thing in particular: their customers. Selling the magazine put many people at the heart of their communities and now, like many of us, they feel isolated as well as concerned for the wellbeing of the people who bought the magazine from them every week.
That's why we want you, our readers, to send us your messages of support for the hard-working people who are the lifeblood of The Big Issue.
And, as we all turn to using Facetime to check in on the family family and chatting to colleagues on camera, we especially want your video messages. Reader Bethan Davies has already taken...

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