Big Issue North

47 Flips | 6 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | 2 Followers | @BigIssueNorth | Big Issue North is a weekly magazine sold across the north of England. It provides people with few other means a way to earn an income. It is part of the International Network of Street Papers (INSP).

Not in the script

When Kathleen’s mother Mary* was 88, the truth came tumbling out. She had become addicted to opioid painkillers and would have to detox in …

Felix: untrained but on track

It’s a chilly morning on platform one of Huddersfield Station and I’m waiting for the star of our photoshoot to appear. There’s tension in the air. …

Game of Thrones: now and then

It’s been a long wait but here it finally is, the new trailer for series 7 of Game of Thrones, and it’s got a real northern feel to it. It doesn’t …

A business solution to a social problem.

Eye on the prize<p>Eddie Hall’s diet on the day before he became the first man in the world to lift 500kg included 20 litres of Lucozade. But now the …

Leagues ahead

<b>GEORGIA STANWAY (17),<br>MANCHESTER CITY WOMEN, FOOTBALL</b><p>Stanway (<i>main image)</i>, from Barrow-in-Furness, looks to have a big future in the flourishing …

'A tidal wave of force' - Lancashire fracking protests

The seventh week of protests at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool began with further arrests of activists opposing shale gas …

Celebrating football at the Homeless World Cup

Glasgow, Scotland. Home to one of the world’s most fervent football rivalries, the city always feels like a natural spot for any sporting event. Two …

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Proper grown-ups blissfully ignorant of latest Twitter row

<b>PROPER grown-up humans have no idea why a celebrity has deleted his Twitter account.</b><p>The grown-ups became vaguely aware the celebrity had quit the …

Italian photographer Davide Lopresti has been named Underwater photographer of the year 2016 for his stunning seahorse image titled Gold. Showcasing some of the most breathtaking images captured beneath the depths in the UK and around the world, the annual competition receives thousands of entries …

Photography

World Press Photo 2016 judges have deliberated long and hard. The refugee crisis in Europe, the war in Syria, the Paris attacks, the devastating earthquake in Nepal and the clashes in the US set off by police shootings dominated the entries. Here is a selection of the prize-winning images

Police Shootings

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Prestwich Big Issue seller features in the magazine

SHOPPERS in Prestwich may have seen a familiar face on the pages of the Big Issue North last month.<p>A man known by locals as Alan was the featured …

VendorWeek2016 Big Issue North: Lemn Sissay