News

2018

Privacy Policy

The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force 25 May 2018. Rebecca Hussey's Book Charity retains contact details (email, telephone and postal address), some of which is personal, relating to submitted applications or enquiries for the legitimate purpose of processing applications, reminding libraries of upcoming deadlines and for our records & archive. Past applications are conserved on paper in a locked archive. We do not share this information with any other organisations or bodies and it is retained on a password-protected, cloud-based server to prevent unauthorised access to, and loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information in accordance with UK data protection legislation. This website does not use cookies. If you are concerned about any personal data we may hold, disclosure, copies and removal may be requested by emailing the Clerk using this link.

2017

In 2017 grants were awarded to 20 libraries in 16 counties, from Cornwall to Northumbria.

The charity reaches more libraries using web and social media networks, resulting in a greater number of applications and wider support. Aims and objectives have been reviewed, updated and clarified and the application process streamlined.

2016

In 2016 grants were awarded to 11 libraries in 9 counties.

2015

To celebrate 300 years of gifts to libraries, the Trustees of Rebecca Hussey's Book Charity, with the generous support of Sion College, hold a commemorative lecture given by Professor Oliver Davies at Lambeth Palace, 23 April .

In 2015 grants were awarded to 14 libraries in 11 counties.

2014

The charity's trustees hold a service of rememberance at the Hussey Family Chapel to honour the 300th anniversary of Rebecca Hussey's death.

In 2014 grants were awarded to 6 libraries in 6 counties.