A JustGiving page has been set up by resident Christine Henney to fund a funeral plan for Tim Fisher.
The page reads:
"Tim Fisher, the seemingly lonely man selling The Big Issue on The Grove opposite Christchurch for several years, passed away peacefully in hospital on Monday.
He was known by many simply as Tim, and to many more as The Big Issue seller.
Tim had led a very colourful early life and was no stranger to illness, but through it all he remained remarkably cheerful.
He had little