Writing Back on Woman's Hour
The School's Writing Back project was recently featured on Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4. Students Mailies Fleming and Yunfei Xu were interviewed alongside the project founder, Georgina Binnie.
The School's Writing Back project was featured on Woman's Hour (BBC Radio 4) on 29 December 2016. School of English undergraduate students Mailies Fleming and Yunfei Xu were interviewed alongside the Project Officer, Georgina Binnie: https://goo.gl/wVUJZj
Georgina Binnie was also recently interviewed on The Voices Show on Age UK's Internet radio station, The Wireless (clip unavailable).
Related: 'Pen pal project for students and older people', Darlington Stockton Times, 23 December 2016
Features Writing Back, a volunteer pen pal scheme matching students up to write to older residents, helping to battle loneliness in older people: https://goo.gl/WsYec2