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Description - Britain's Everyday Heroes by Gordon Brown

The good society is dependent not on exceptional people doing extraordinary things occasionally but on all of us doing ordinary things thoughtfully day after day. From volunteering to ethical purchasing, from charitable giving to reducing waste and recycling, the willing commitment of millions in the UK shapes our world and changes lives 24/7. n this book, Gordon Brown tells the stories of 31 everyday heroes ordinary people whose willing commitment to a cause or a community has informed and inspired him. The stories tell of a real Britain neither flawless nor broken down but caring, innovative, passionate and determined. e tells of the modest unassuming woman who has been the inspiration behind community reconciliation in Northern Ireland; the campaigner who has established Britain s first Fairtrade Town; and the volunteers mentoring refugees, tackling gang culture, rehabilitating offenders and helping individuals back into employment. He has met the businesses who combine commercial success with community investment, and employers who motivate their workforce to volunteer to share their skills and time. He tells the stories of public servants going far beyond the parameters

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781845963071
ISBN-10: 1845963075
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 153mm x 19mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Mainstream Publishing
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing
Publish Date: 24-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown was Chancellor of the Exchequer since the Labour Party came into power in 1997 and succeeded Tony Blair as Prime Minister on 27 June 2007. Gordon has published numerous other titles.

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