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News   - Latest Headlines

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.

Alice in the Looking Glass

Alice in the Looking Glass (PG)


Disney's sequel to its 2010 hit Alice in Wonderland which grossed $1 billion in ticket sales, opens across UK cinemas today. Tim Burton returns as... More >

500 Words - Refugee is the Children

500 Words - The Winners are announced


The winners of the 500 Words writing competition have been announced on Chris Evans' BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show broadcast live from the Globe... More >

Everyman Wodehouse Prize

The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize


The Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize must be the only literary award where a Gloucestershire Old Spot pig is part of the prize kitty. However,... More >

If you could down to the woods today

The March of the Teddies - 4,000 tiny paws on the move


1,000 teddy bears are on the move across the country. 'Celebearities' include Fozzie Bear, Paddington, Super Ted, Pudsey, Roger de Courcey's... More >

Thank You Sovereign Health Charitable Trust

Thank You Intel Security


We were pleased to welcome a group of eight employees from Aylesbury-based Intel Security who joined us as part of their Community Day. Volunteer... More >


Krupa's on top of the world for Calibre


Krupa Karavadia has been on an incredible adventure to raise money for Calibre - here is her story. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro had been a... More >

Thank-You Crerar Hotels Trust

Thank You Crerar Hotels Trust


We would like to say a big "Thank You" to Crerar Hotels Trust for their generous donation supporting Calibre's service for our Scottish members. ... More >

World Book Night 2016

World Book Night 2016


It's the sixth anniversary of World Book Night, the annual celebration of reading that is part of UNESCO International Day of the Book chosen in... More >

3 Dogs

Checkout our new Dogs' Blog


Calibre dogs get the most likes of all our facebook posts and make the post popular retweets, so by popular demand we have a new Dogs' Blog... More >

HM The Queen becomes the longest serving monarch

Happy 90th Birthday Ma'am


Over a thousand beacons will burn across the country in celebration of The Queen's 90th Birthday tonight with the principal beacon being lit by Her... More >