Bod binds competitors together

10.01.13

By Harry Darkins

The Bodleian Library is to host the second International Bookbinding Competition this year.

The Competition aims to encourage professionals, amateurs and students to produce originally designed and well-bound books, and to give them the opportunity to exhibit their technical and artistic skills. Continue reading “Bod binds competitors together”

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Charity’s work may be halted

10.01.13

By Harry Darkins

The future of a local anti-homophobia charity has been called into question following doubts regarding its value to the community.

The Oxfordshire Homophobia Awareness Liaison Team (HALT) was formed in 1998 by members of the gay community who, according to the charity’s website, “felt the police were not treating homophobic hate crime adequately.” Since then, it has developed into a “multi-agency partnership” which works to make Oxfordshire a “safer and more inclusive community for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people”. Continue reading “Charity’s work may be halted”