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We bought Richie a freezer after he lost £200 of food when his old one failed

1 month ago   |   By The Big Issue

The Big Issue has stepped in to help much-loved vendor Richie through a crisis while in lockdown after the Lincoln seller lost £200 of frozen food when his freezer failed.
We acted quickly to order a new freezer for Richie , who is temporarily unable to sell the magazine on his regular pitch outside M&S on Lincoln's high street due to the Covid-19 pandemic, while we also supplied him with a supermarket voucher to replace some of the lost food.
I might as well have just drawn the money out of the bank and set fire to it
He told The Big Issue that he was left in tears after waking up to find...
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