Category: NEWS

Brent – court case lost – fight goes on

The judicial review to save the six libraries proposed for closure by Brent was lost on Thursday 13 October 2011. Pending any appeal supporters at Kensal Rise have mounted  a vigil to stop the Council boarding it up. More www.savekensalriselibrary.org

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We’re back (almost)

Welcome to the nearly relaunched Library Campaign website. There is a lot that still needs doing but meantime why not register for our Campaign Conference on the 22 October 2011.

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Change Is Overdue

Change Is Overdue – a public charter for libraries The Charter has been drawn up by library campaigners including Tim Coates and Libraries For Life for Londoners, Alan Gibbons, Shirley Burnham (Swindon) and others. The text is below. Although it…

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Wirral Report

Wirral inquiry – it’s happened at last! A formal public inquiry into a local council’s plans for drastic library closures. Local people – as often before – fought and fought. But this time, the government at last agreed to use…

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