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Shared reading for people leaving prison



National reading charity, The Reader, is working with Suffolk Libraries to launch a new kind of Shared Reading community in Suffolk. Through reading aloud together, the charity hopes to transform rehabilitation for local people leaving prison, improve their wellbeing and build a community. Funded by Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), the year-long ‘through the […]

Book charity wins Longford Prize

Book charity wins Longford Prize



A charity that has been purchasing educational books for prisoners since 1996, Haven Distribution, has won The Longford Trust‘s 2018 Prize. At last night’s sold-out Longford Lecture, Why do people stop doing crime?, the panel chose the low-profile work of the organisation as they wanted Haven Distribution to be publicly applauded for sending books into prison. The charity […]

Give A Book is looking for an Administrator

Give A Book is looking for an Administrator



Give A Book is recruiting for a highly-organised Administrator to become a key member of the team on a part time basis (two days per week). The innovative, fast-growing UK charity started in May 2011 with the sole aim of giving books where they are of particular need. Give A Book attaches to other charities, non-profit organisations, schools and literacy projects […]