The Big Issue
During her visit to Scotland to present SING at The Festival Of Politics Annie Lennox spoke to The Big Issue (North) about The SING Campaign and her involvement in the fight against HIV and Aids. You can read the interview in full online : Cover Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
About The Big Issue in the North – The Big Issue in the North is a weekly magazine sold by homeless people giving them the oppertuity to earn an income. Alongside selling the magazine most of the vendors take part in The Big Life plan, a tailored programme of support to help vendors achieve their goals and move away from the streets for good. Vendors buy The Big Issue in the North from regional offices for £1 and then sell it on established pitches in towns and cities across the North of England for £2. They keep the £1 they make on every magazine.