Issue 1331

30 Mar 2020
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About this issue: Overview

How you can help our vendors
Copies of Big Issue North will now be on sale in branches of Sainsbury’s and McColl’s, reports Bronte Schiltz. Plus details of how to buy subscriptions, digital versions of the mag and The New Issue, our quarterly publication.

Getting some air
Whether it’s complete newbies or people returning to the sport, there’s something for everyone at the first Girls’ Skate Night in Blackpool. Plus and interview with 11-year-old Team GB skate sensation Sky Brown. Antonia Charlesworth takes to her board once more. Photos: Claire Griffiths.

Masking concerns
As concern mounted over the lack of coronavirus protection for NHS and care staff, Saskia Murphy spoke to four key workers calling out for testing, PPE and better management.

Shelf Life
Introducing a new regular column by a supermarket employee, offering a glimpse down the depleted aisles.

Plus A round-up of online activities from around the world to keep you occupied while indoors, Alesha Dixon’s letter to her younger self, crossword, Sudoku and more.