Welcome to Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, all the stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.
Our Editorial, Communications and Fundraising teams recently moved from portacabins into the main Calibre building. However this meant we had spare... More >
Congratulations to Calibre member, Michael Brackley, who has raised £700 for Calibre by abseiling 100m down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth. This... More >
An online campaign has been launched to increase diversity in childrens tox boxes. The Toy Like Me group was founded by three women, Melissa... More >
Foresters in the Thames Valley chose to support Calibre through a range of fundraising activities including a garage sale and several lunches. Liz... More >
Hundreds of blind and partially sighted people across the country enjoy Calibre audio books through our book clubs. Readers have access to 500... More >
To celebrate Agatha Christies 125th anniversary, fans of the author are being asked to vote to find the worlds favourite Christie novel. Detective... More >
The name Kim Philby evokes memories of treachery and duplicity. The infamous British defector and Soviet mole was to betray secrets of Allied... More >
Calibre Member Michael Brackley admits he had a mad moment when he made the decision to abseil 100m down the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth to raise... More >
One of the most popular crime writers of recent times, Ruth Rendell, has died at the age of 85.
In a career spanning 50 years the author wrote... More >
Today we are at the MACS annual conference for parents and children. The Micro and Anophthalmic Children's Society (MACS) is the UK's leading... More >