Tag: Alford

Libraries News Round-up: 27 June 2014

THE INDEPENDENT : 27th June Save libraries by putting them in the pub, says the man tasked by Government to save them http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/save-libraries-by-putting-them-in-the-pub-says-the-man-tasked-by-government-to-save-them-9569208.html Public Libraries News : 26th June Editorial | Sieghart plans out our future: plus strike action and volunteers walking…

Libraries News Round-up: 25th January 2014

Swindon Advertiser : 24th January Letter | Library truths http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/swindonletters/10963141.Letters_to_the_editor__24_1_14/ Louth Leader : 25th January Is there new hope for libraries in Sutton on Sea and Alford? It will be a massive challenge for these two groups to find the volunteers to…

Libraries News Round-up: 2nd September 2013

THE BIG ISSUE : 2nd September Andrew Carnegie: the billionaire benefactor of Great Britain  (Sydenham Library, Lewisham) A petition was launched to keep it open, but it took local business owner Darren Taylor, who had already saved two other libraries in…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th August 2013

The Star : 26th August Sheffield council faces challenge on library secret “It is appalling Labour is keeping details in the public interest from public scrutiny.” http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-council-faces-challenge-on-library-secret-1-5985903 This Is Grimsby : 26th August ‘I question that closing libraries is way…

Library News Round-up: 27th January, 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. Camden Public Libraries User Group Community Libraries – The Arts Council Report It appears that the researchers…