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.
Sadly Irish author Maeve Binchy has died after a short linness. Maeve was an adept story teller and prolific writer, and with her books translated... More >
James would like to extend his warm appreciation for the welcome he received at the Barnstaple Macular Group. It was a real delight to be able to... More >
It seems an age ago that women had to give up their careers when they married. However for Calibre member, Blanche Evelyn Packer, 102 years, this... More >
The 2012 Olympics and Paralympics are upon us after so many years of anticipation. It is a huge logistics operation involving 80,000 volunteers and... More >
Lovely Wanda, the guide dog, has good reason to wag her tail. Her brave owner, Paul Milross, who is doing a parachute jump to raise funds for... More >
20 volunteers from the Sir Henry Floyd School in Aylesbury joined us at Calibre on Monday.
We set up a production line with 10 of the group... More >
Our very own Linda Rutter was, as usual, in the centre of things as she joined hundreds of Aylesbury people cheering the Olympic Torch through the... More >
Calibre member Trish Kemp and her husband Mike recently celebrated their Diamond Wedding by holding a party for family and friends. Trish wrote to... More >
Calibre is very grateful to the customers and staff at Waitrose in Chesham for nominating and supporting us under the Waitrose Community Matters... More >
One of Britains best known and loved comedy writers, directors and actors, Eric Sykes, has died at the age of 89. Sykes will be fondly remembered... More >