End credits: T2 Trainspotting, Sing, Ghost in the Shell

Twenty years after the original, Renton, Spud, Sick Boy and Begbie return in T2 Trainspotting, loosely based on Irvine Welsh’s follow-up…

Read more... Jan 16 2017 |

End Credits: Split, XXX: Return of Xander Cage, Lion

In a twist worthy of one of his movies, M Night Shyamalan’s new offering Split is actually quite good. James…

Read more... Jan 11 2017 |

She has issues… getting real on resolutions

Getting real on resolutions for 2017 with Ali Schofield For Christmas 1991 my parents bought me a diary. It was…

Read more... Jan 09 2017 |

Review: Pinocchio at the Dukes, Lancaster

Lancaster’s Dukes Theatre has a growing reputation for children’s theatre that was this year cemented when it won the UK…

Read more... Jan 04 2017 |

Blog: Claire Gibbons

Twenty-three years ago, I left the North West to study at the University of Bradford. I was a bit apprehensive…

Read more... Jan 04 2017 | Comments (1)


Online Shop

The new Big Issue North shop is now launched! Visit the shop today, to buy back issues of the magazine, as well as…

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Unlikely Blackpool pair get creative for Big Issue North Trust

15-year-old student Izzy Durose is a budding photographer, while Desmond Hue uses poetry to aid his continuing recovery from heroin…

Read more... Apr 19 2016 | Comments (3)

Our Spring newsletter is out now

You can download the Spring 2016 newsletter here. In this season’s newsletter we’re bringing you more news from across our regions….

Read more... Mar 09 2016 |

Big names join this year’s #VendorWeek guest sell

Now the hustle and bustle of the festive period has settled down and the January sales are coming to an end our towns…

Read more... Feb 01 2016 |

Tell us your #1ThingThisXmas

This Christmas, we’re taking to social media, asking our Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest and Instagram followers to share the #1ThingThisXmas…

Read more... Dec 06 2015 |

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