With more than 100 parents and volunteers trained to help improve children’s life chances
The Reader is celebrating a hugely successful first year for First Page, with more than 1,000 children now reading aloud for pleasure across the North West thanks to a growing network of parents, carers and volunteers.
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I started going to the reading group in the autumn last year. Two friends had mentioned it; I was feeling a bit low and they told me to pop down. I thought about it for a few months before I plucked up the courage to come – it was quite a long process for me because I suffer with mild depression and anxiety.
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To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, we asked five of our inspirational Reader Women to suggest some brilliant literature from five inspirational, international authors. Here are their suggestions. . .
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Last month, we celebrated Giving Tuesday by giving thanks to all of the amazing supporters, volunteers, funders and partners who have helped us to read with more people than ever this year.
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Hampshire Cultural Trust is working with The Reader as part of its plans to provide a programme of cultural engagement opportunities that directly respond to the needs of its local community.
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The Reader’s Learning and Quality Leader, Katie Clark, shares her thoughts on this week’s Featured Poem, At Day-Close in November by Thomas Hardy.
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The Reader’s Marketing and Communication Manager, Martin Gallagher-Mitchell, shares his experience of this week’s Featured Poem, The Changelings by Rudyard Kipling.
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