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.
Ben Aaronovitchs Rivers of London (10199), a novel that features a young police constable who is recruited into the branch of the Metropolitan... 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 >
For the fourth year running we have received a generous donation from healthcare provider, Simplyhealth. Its Bristol community fund was so... More >
The 2015 Folio Prize has been won by Akhil Sharma for his novel Family Life which will be available to Calibre readers shortly.
Family Life,... More >
The author, Sir Terry Pratchett, best known for his Discworld books, has died at the age of 66 with his family around him and his cat sleeping on... More >
For 104 years women across the world have been celebrating International Womens Day (IWD) on March 8th. It is the day that focuses on womens... More >
Thousands of children up and down the country will be dressing up as their favourite literary characters for World Book Day on 5th March. Our... More >
People of a certain age will remember the 1970s television hit series Poldark, which regularly attracted fourteen million viewers. Based on the... More >
Many of our members tell us that one of the most frustrating things about sight loss is not being able to read a newspaper. Although the radio news... More >
We would like to say a big Thank-you to Sovereign Health Care Charitable Trust for their generous donation of £2,000 towards the cost of supporting... More >