People / Family / Celebrity / Love / Cities / City / Latest / Our Vendors

Big Issue vendor Amanda will return to Pride Cymru this weekend

Posted On: 22 Aug 2019   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

Popular Cardiff vendor Amanda Hill is set to sell The Big Issue at Pride Cymru after her stint at last year's LGBTQ+ celebration was such a success .
Having been featured in the magazine, customers even approached her for autographs - and now they still go and speak to Amanda when they see her around the city.
“Last year was really good and I really got on with everyone,” the 41-year-old told The Big Issue.
“I go to Pride every year anyway, it's a family celebration - I identify as pansexual and some of my children are gay. I'm really glad it's something that happens, and that it's so joyful. Things were very different years ago.
RECOMMENDED... Why are so many young LGBT people in Britain homeless?
“I feel very privileged to represent The Big Issue at Pride, too, and to be asked specifically. I'm very pleased.”
Amanda has been selling The Big Issue since early last year. She is a full-time carer for her husband, and juggles that with selling the magazine on her Duke Street pitch - she particularly loves...

Continue reading ...

 








Jo Swinson speech: What time is Jo Swinson's Lib Dem conference closing...

Jo Swinson speech: What time is Jo Swinson's Lib Dem conference closing speech? Watch live

JO SWINSON will close the Lib Dem conference with her first leader speech since taking over leadership of the party in July. Here's how to watch it live. Read more ...

England's Steve Holland to watch Tammy Abraham vs Valencia - Telegraph

England's Steve Holland to watch Tammy Abraham vs Valencia - Telegraph

Chelsea vs Valencia Chelsea are set to take on Valencia on Tuesday evening in Frank Lampard's first Champions League tie as Blues boss. Chelsea have been drawn in Group H of... Read more ...

Jodie Chesney: 'Blameless' teen knifed to death was 'caught up in drug turf war'

Jodie Chesney: 'Blameless' teen knifed to death was 'caught up in drug turf war'

Jodie Chesney, 17, and friends were smoking cannabis in a park in Harold Hill, east London, when she was knifed in the back by one of two males who approached in the darkness... Read more ...

Megan Barton-Hanson opens up on ‘amazing' new girlfriend Chelcee Grimes as...

Megan Barton-Hanson opens up on ‘amazing' new girlfriend Chelcee Grimes as she admits she's ‘finally happy'

Love Island's Megan Barton-Hanson gushes about relationship with Chelcee Grimes following split from The Only Way is Essex's Demi Sims Read more ...

Police arrest second man after gold toilet by artist Maurizio Cattelan...

Police arrest second man after gold toilet by artist Maurizio Cattelan stolen Blenheim Palace

The 18-carat gold toilet was unveiled at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire as part of an exhibition by controversial Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan on Friday, but stolen hours... Read more ...

First Winter Love Island contestant 'confirmed' is very hunky fashion model...

First Winter Love Island contestant 'confirmed' is very hunky fashion model Ellis Iyayi

Ellis has reportedly met with Love Island bosses several times and they think he'll make great TV Read more ...

Oil tumbles on report Saudis will soon recover 70% of daily production

Oil tumbles on report Saudis will soon recover 70% of daily production

Oil dropped on Tuesday after Reuters reported Saudi Arabia's output will return to normal in the next two to three weeks. Saudi Arabia is close to recovering 70% of its daily... Read more ...

Love Island's Georgia Steel 'engaged' to Ibiza Weekender's Callum Izzard

Love Island's Georgia Steel 'engaged' to Ibiza Weekender's Callum Izzard

The couple have only been dating one month Read more ...

‘Drunk' millionaire ‘ran over and killed his own child, 11, with a boat'

‘Drunk' millionaire ‘ran over and killed his own child, 11, with a boat'

Javier Burillo, 57, was arrested for vehicular manslaughter after police say he ran over and killed his 11-year-old son with his boat while drunk. A multimillionaire real... Read more ...

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Pixel 3 XL vs Huawei P30 Pro night mode camera...

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Pixel 3 XL vs Huawei P30 Pro night mode camera comparison

Smartphones have taken a leap forward in low-light performance in recent years. Gone are the days when taking a photo in less than perfect conditions would leave you with a... Read more ...