East Dorset District Council donates books to Zambia

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The Chairman of East Dorset District Council, Cllr Lucy Clark has handed over s100 legal books from the Council Offices in Furzehill.

books to ZambiaThe books, which include a complete set of Halsbury’s Laws of England, will now be sent to Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, before being distributed to charities, law students and public libraries.

The books are no longer needed by the Council, which has been increasingly accessing legal information online as part of efforts to be more sustainable, and so were offered to a number of charities and organisations.

Linda Kalinda, who runs a campaign to send unwanted law books to Zambia, organised for the books to be collected from the Council and sent out to Zambia.
Ms Kalinda said: “I would like to thank East Dorset District Council for the donation of these legal books to Zambia. They will go a long way to improve the standard and quality of law students and graduates, and ultimately will contribute provision of effective legal services and access to justice. Thank you again for your generosity.”

March 27, 2013 |

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