14th April 2021 | By Hannah Terry

Seven ways you can support the Big Issue North at home during the lockdown

The lockdown restrictions in England have caused many difficulties for small, local businesses and companies across the country  With no financial help from the government,...


14th April 2021 | By Hannah Terry

Big Issue North sellers left jobless after yearlong lockdown restrictions have forced them off the streets

Big Issue (BI) North vendors have lost their vital source of income after the coronavirus lockdown restrictions have meant they can no longer sell the magazine...


28th October 2020 | By Georgina Randall

Lockdown on the streets of Manchester: how the homeless are risking their health for safety

Sat with a coffee and some hand-rolled cigarettes, David Chapman spoke candidly to the Northern Quota about the trials of enduring a pandemic with no...


27th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Chorlton homeless charity changes direction after lockdown causes shop to close

A homeless charity in Chorlton has changed direction after covid caused its shop to close during lockdown. Reach out to the community is a Manchester-based...


23rd May 2020 | By Euan Barnaby-Smith

More public toilets needed for homeless people to use in Manchester city centre, says councillor

Homeless people in Manchester are demanding greater access to public toilets. Many homeless people do not having access to communal toilets, which has led to...


30th January 2020 | By nq_admin

Local community in London, Ontario holds public meeting to address problem of homelessness

The City of London’s Homelessness Prevention Team had a large turnout for its first community meeting. More than 100 people congregated at Central Library for...


13th December 2019 | By Adam Williams

Manchester restaurant to offer free buffet for the homeless this Christmas

A restaurant in Manchester is offering homeless people in the city a free Christmas buffet. Jasmine Grill, located on Richmond street in Manchester’s gay village,...


12th December 2019 | By Chloe Illingworth

Manchester’s night walk raises thousands for the homeless

A 10k walk round Manchester helped raise thousands of pounds for homeless people this Christmas. The night walk started and ended on Windmill Street and raised...


11th December 2019 | By Shiala Mahmood

Volunteer cooking Christmas meal for the homeless in Bury asking for donations from public

A volunteer charity worker is pledging to cook a Boxing Day meal for homeless people in Bury. Samara Barnes has been cooking meals for the...


17th November 2019 | By Anish Vij

Number of Manchester’s rough sleepers down for second consecutive year amongst concerns

Greater Manchester has witnessed a drop in the number of rough sleepers for a second year in a row. Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) latest figures...