Tag: Bath & NE Somerset

Libraries news round-up: 17 October 2018

BBC News: 17 October Somerset County Council: Protesters gather to challenge £14m cuts Burnham-on-Sea.com: 17 October Somerset | Outcry over council’s decision to shut Highbridge Library unless community group is formed to save it  Burnham & Highbridge Weekly News: 17…

Libraries news round-up: 11 October 2018

Chronicle Live: 11 October Newcastle MP calls for work on the controversial addiction recovery centre at Fenham Library to be halted Shropshire Star: 11 October Powys | Library to move in with museum under council plans Powys County Times: 11…

Libraries news round-up: 9 October 2018

The Herald: 9 October Scots councils invest £20m to modernise library service The National: 9 October Scotland’s libraries welcome millions in investment since March 2017 Bath Echo: 9 October B&NES Council accused of ‘bypassing’ planning process for library merger Norwich…

Libraries news round-up: 28 September 2018

Press & Journal: 28 September Over 100 jobs at risk as Moray Council look to implement severe budget cuts Cuts agreed include reduced opening hours for Buckie, Forres, Keith, Lossiemouth libraries The Courier: 28 September ‘No decisions’ to cut library…

Libraries news round-up: 27 September 2018

North Somerset Times: 27 September North Somerset library closure announced Midsomer Norton Journal: 27 September PSJ Councillors launch consultation on new Community Library Hereford Times: 27 September Powys | New hours start at town library

Libraries news round-up: 26 September 2018

Warrington Guardian: 26 September LiveWire told to repair damaged reputation following review East Anglian Daily Times: 26 September Suffolk | Views sought on library opening hours proposals Midsomer Norton Journal: 26 September Bath Library timescale revealed Edinburgh Evening News: 26…

Libraries news round-up: 19 September 2018

Blackpool Gazette: 19 September Lancashire | Library’s new chapter won’t begin this year Somerset Live: 19 September Temporary home for Bath library during Podium works yet to be found Critics of the move say several big questions remain unanswered Bath…

Libraries news round-up: 14 August 2018

The Guardian: 14 August Family claims win in high court challenge to Northants library cuts New Statesman: 14 August Has a little girl from Northamptonshire just ended local government cuts? BBC News: 14 August Northamptonshire County Council: Libraries decision ruled…

Libraries news round-up: 12 August 2018

The Metro: 12 August Libraries are more than just books – they are sacred spaces that need protection Midsomer Norton & Radstock Journal: 12 August Bath & NE Somerset | Plans to combine Saltford library with Post Office “The success…

Libraries news round-up: 20 July 2018

Arts Professional: 20 July Cultural sector to ACE: we need support, not measurement Wales Online: 20 July Libraries, swimming pools and bus station all under threat as Bridgend council warns of ‘unthinkable’ measures Bath Echo: 20 July Designs go on…

Libraries news round-up: 14 June 2018

North Somerset Times: 14 June Town council to take on library? Nailsea Town Council is considering taking over its library to protect the service from cutbacks. The cuts also affect Clevedon library which could move to smaller premises and Long Ashton,…

Libraries news round-up: 6 June 2018

Brighton & Hove News: 6 June Hove Library layout changes on the cards as Conservatives claim victory with key concessions The Argus: 6 June Decision Day for Hove Library nursery plan The Argus: 6 June Brighton & Hove | Nursery…

Libraries news round-up: 4 June 2018

Hastings Observer: 4 June East Sussex | Plans for a community library move forwards Somerset Live: 4 June Everything you need to know about the new libraries coming to North East Somerset TES News: 4 June Anger over plan for…

Libraries news round-up: 1 June 2018

Daily Record: 1 June South Lanarkshire | End of an era as Strathaven hall closes its doors for final time Library moves to Avondale Community Hall Midsomer Norton, Radstock and District Journal: 1 June Bath & NE Somerset | Plans for up to…

Libraries News Round-up: 30 April 2018

Northamptonshire Telegraph: 30 April Volunteer groups hopeful of taking over all 21 under-threat Northants libraries https://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/volunteer-groups-hopeful-of-taking-over-all-21-under-threat-northants-libraries-1-8481329 Derby Telegraph: 30 April City centre library move will see dramatic drop in books on shelves https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/derby-news/city-centre-library-move-see-1511526 Law Society Gazette: 30 April Northamptonshire | Fighting council’s…

Libraries News Round-up: 19 February 2018

Burnham & Highbridge Weekly: 19 February Somerset | Petition launched to save Highbridge Library from council cuts http://www.burnhamandhighbridgeweeklynews.co.uk/news/16031810.Petition_launched_to_save_Highbridge_Library_from_council_cuts/ Bath Echo: 19 February Bath & NE Somerset | New chapter for Saltford Library thanks to ‘forward-thinking’ community group https://www.bathecho.co.uk/news/community/new-chapter-saltford-library-thanks-forward-thinking-community-group-77103/ Charity Today:…

Libraries News Round-up: 14 February 2018

Burnham-On-Sea: 14 February Somerset | ‘Highbridge Library must be saved from closure’ – former MP Tessa Munt http://www.burnham-on-sea.com/news/2018/highbridge-library-plans-tessa-munt-13-02-18.php Lancashire Telegraph: 14 February Bid to transform former Trawden library takes step closer http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/pendle/15992582.Bid_to_transform_former_Trawden_library_takes_step_closer/ The News: 14 February Figures show less books…