Daily uk news William's birthday buddy! Duke spends his 40th catching up with veteran Big Issue vendor who took the royal under his wing for his stint selling the magazine PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The Duke of Cambridge went undercover selling the magazine with Dave Martin on the streets of London earlier this month - and posed for a special edition of The Big Issue to mark his milestone.

Daily uk news William's birthday buddy! Duke spends his 40th catching up with veteran Big Issue vendor who took the royal under his wing for his stint selling the magazine PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - The Duke of Cambridge went undercover selling the magazine with Dave Martin on the streets of London earlier this month - and posed for a special edition of The Big Issue to mark his milestone.

Daily uk news  William's birthday buddy! Duke spends his 40th catching up with veteran Big Issue vendor who took the royal under his wing for his stint selling the magazine PremierLeague-News.Com
21 June 2022 - 14:30

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Prince William has spent some of his 40th birthday visiting the veteran Big Issue vendor who helped him go undercover to sell the magazine on the streets of London earlier this month.The Duke of Cambridge was spotted visiting Dave Martin, 60, at a Tesco supermarket in Hammersmith in the British capital today.Casually-dressed in a green shirt and navy trousers, father-of-three William could be seen shaking hands with The Big Issue vendor, who was at the store to sell copies of the magazine, which both the Duke and Dave appear on the cover of for this month's edition.William - who sold 32 copies of the magazine when working alongside Dave - posed for a special edition of the publication to mark his milestone birthday - and wrote a candid essay explaining why he wanted to shine a light on the issue of homelessness for his 40th.He revealed he hopes to show his three children, Prince George, eight, Princess Charlotte, seven, and Prince Louis, four, the 'fantastic' homelessness organisations he works with - 'just as my mother did for me' - and recalled how his interest in the problem started aged 11, when he first visited a homeless shelter the Princess of Wales.He added that Diana, 'in her own inimitable style, was determined to shine a light on an overlooked, misunderstood problem'. Prince William has been spotted visiting Big Issue seller Dave Martin at Tesco's supermarket in Hammersmith on his 40th birthday The Duke of Cambridge went undercover selling the magazine with Dave on the streets of London earlier this month - and posed for a special edition of The Big Issue to mark his milestone Prince William (pictured with Big Issue vendor Dave Martin) has revealed he hopes to show his three children the 'fantastic' homelessness organisations he works with - 'just as my mother did for me' - when posing for a special edition of The Big Issue to mark his 40th birthday William, father to Prince George, eight, Princess Charlotte, seven, and Prince Louis (pictured together), four, said that 'in the years ahead' he hopes to bring his children to 'see the fantastic organisations doing inspiring work to support those most in need – just as my mother did for me' The Duke of Cambridge wrote exclusively for the magazine to explain why he wanted to talk about the problem of homelessness around his milestone, which he celebrates tomorrow, after going undercover as a Big Issue seller on the streets of London earlier this month (pictured right) The Duke of Cambridge (right) speaking to Big Issue vendor Dave Martin. Only a few days after the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, Prince William sold the Big Issue magazine on Rochester Row, close to Victoria in London with Dave Prince William, pictured on the cover of the magazine, posed for the special edition of The Big Issue to mark his 40th birthday more videos 1 2 3 Watch video Woman takes a tumble after trampoline front flip goes wrong Watch video Royal Commentator insists William has already made a difference Watch video 73-year-old man breaks down visiting father's grave for first time Watch video Kate, Duchess of Cambridge: an expert at walking in heels Watch video Life hack for how to instantly remove makeup stains Watch video OnlyFans star Lana May poses for social media in lingerie Watch video TikTok Nonna rates the best and worst looks from the Logies Watch video Absolutely adorable owls are creating headlines for amazing cuteness Watch video Lewis Hamilton: 'Great to be back on the podium in Montreal Watch video Moment 'eco-protester' invades court at ATP 500 men's tennis final Watch video Berrettini on winning back-to-back titles: 'The last thing I expected' Watch video Five planets will align for the first time in 18 years DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.molFeCarousel.init('#p-31', 'channelCarousel', { "activeClass" : "wocc", "pageCount" : "3.0", "pageSize" : 1, "onPos": 0, "updateStyleOnHover": true }); }); The magazine, sold by people in order to lift themselves out of poverty, also includes an interview between William and Dave. William wrote: 'I was 11 when I first visited a homeless shelter with my mother, who in her own inimitable style was determined to shine a light on an overlooked, misunderstood problem. 'In the 30-odd years since, I've seen countless projects in this space grow from strength to strength, including charities of which I have had the honour of being Patron. 'New initiatives have been launched up and down the country – some have worked, some have not. But The Big Issue, perhaps now the most immediately recognisable of these organisations, has undeniably had an impact. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Amazon fashion find: This 'incredibly flattering' midi dress... How to get rid of bacne: Shoppers are calling this £7... The ultimate stain removal hack makeup artists use to get... Share this article Share He continued: 'I wanted to experience the other side and see what it was like to be a Big Issue vendor. My time was truly eye opening. I was lucky to join Dave on a warm, sunny day in June. People recognised a familiar face and were happy to give me the time of day. But that isn’t the case for the vast majority of Big Issue vendors...'And while I may seem like one of the most unlikely advocates for this cause, I have always believed in using my platform to help tell those stories and to bring attention and action to those who are struggling. I plan to do that now I'm turning 40, even more than I have in the past. 'So, for my part, I commit to continue doing what I can to shine a spotlight on this solvable issue not just today, but in the months and years to come.'And in the years ahead, I hope to bring George, Charlotte and Louis to see the fantastic organisations doing inspiring work to support those most in need – just as my mother did for me.'  Prince William on his first visit to the homeless shelter The Passage with his mother Diana and brother Harry in 1993 The Duke of Cambridge (pictured right) selling the Big Issue in London with Big Issue vendor Dave Martin (pictured centre) Prince William (pictured selling the Big Issue) wrote: 'I was 11 when I first visited a homeless shelter with my mother, who in her own inimitable style was determined to shine a light on an overlooked, misunderstood problem' The magazine, sold by people in order to lift themselves out of poverty, also includes an interview between William and Dave Martin, 60, the Big Issue vendor he joined to sell the magazine (pictured)Only a few days after the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, the Duke of Cambridge sold the magazine on Rochester Row, close to Victoria in London with Dave Martin, Big Issue vendor.

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. They then visited The Passage, a homelessness charity nearby that supports people who are street homeless or at risk of homelessness, of which the Duke became a Patron in 2019. It was to The Passage that Princess Diana brought her young sons to give them an insight into the challenges faced by people on the margins.The Duke and Dave then interviewed each other about their Big Issue selling experience, homelessness, how the Jubilee brought the country together and much more. The conversation is available to read in The Big Issue magazine and website.When William asked Dave what The Big Issue had done for him, he said: 'It got me off the street. Gave me respect. I was begging at the time. Another vendor said I could be doing something a lot better and took me along to the Big Issue office.'The Duke added: 'People who are homeless can't rebuild their life without a number of things. And one of those things is respect and self-respect. And that's what The Big Issue gives you, along with a means to earn an income.' more videos 1 2 3 Watch video Woman takes a tumble after trampoline front flip goes wrong Watch video Royal Commentator insists William has already made a difference Watch video 73-year-old man breaks down visiting father's grave for first time Watch video Kate, Duchess of Cambridge: an expert at walking in heels Watch video Life hack for how to instantly remove makeup stains Watch video OnlyFans star Lana May poses for social media in lingerie Watch video TikTok Nonna rates the best and worst looks from the Logies Watch video Absolutely adorable owls are creating headlines for amazing cuteness Watch video Lewis Hamilton: 'Great to be back on the podium in Montreal Watch video Moment 'eco-protester' invades court at ATP 500 men's tennis final Watch video Berrettini on winning back-to-back titles: 'The last thing I expected' Watch video Five planets will align for the first time in 18 years DM.later('bundle', function(){ DM.molFeCarousel.init('#p-48', 'channelCarousel', { "activeClass" : "wocc", "pageCount" : "3.0", "pageSize" : 1, "onPos": 0, "updateStyleOnHover": true }); }); Vitalijus Zuikauskas poses for a picture with Prince William, who was spotted selling The Big Issue newspaper in London, on June 8, 2022 December 2009: Then aged 27, William spent a night sleeping rough to understand the plight of the homeless at ChristmasLord John Bird, founder of The Big Issue, said: 'I met with Prince William and told him how I myself had been homeless and got out of grief by being imprisoned and then went on to start The Big Issue. 'We need to do everything we can to get the millions of people in the UK out of poverty for good. We need more emphasis on prevention and cure, not just all the support and effort going into emergency relief.'The scale of interest in William selling The Big Issue has been enormous. And it puts our vendors and their sterling work in the public eye again. Anyone can sell The Big Issue, even a Prince!'Mick Clarke, CEO of The Passage, said: 'We were delighted to host our Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, for this special interview with Dave and The Big Issue. 'The Duke has visited The Passage on many occasions over the years to meet our clients and raise awareness and support for people affected by homelessness. We were especially pleased to welcome Dave as a former Passage client and very proud to see how he has moved on in life.'As The Duke mentions in the interview, the "Everyone In" programme showed that when society works together, we can truly make progress towards ending street homelessness – which simply should not exist in 21st century Britain. The Passage stands alongside The Duke, The Big Issue and many others who are working hard in the fight to end homelessness.'This special edition of The Big Issue magazine is available to buy from vendors like Dave across the UK. Vendors buy magazines for £1.50 and sell them for £3, keeping the proceeds.There are around 1,300 men and women working their way out of poverty by selling The Big Issue. Visit www.bigissue.com to find your local Big Issue seller. If you can't get to a local vendor, subscriptions are available at www.bigissue.com/subscribe to help continue the work of the organisation.

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