Tag: Cardiff

Libraries news round-up: 14 May 2018

Northampton Telegraph: 14 May Row over ‘sale’ of Irchester library Wales Online: 14 May Fears that jobs could be lost at Cardiff libraries following money saving overhaul Wakefield Express: 14 May Changes in library opening times in cash saving move Somerset County Gazette:…

Libraries News Round-up: 13 January

THE GUARDIAN : 13th January Library cuts harm young people’s mental health services, warns lobby https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jan/13/library-cuts-harm-young-peoples-mental-health-services-warns-lobby Sutton Coldfield Observer : 13th January  Thousands back ‘Save Sutton Coldfield Library’ campaign as petitions go to Birmingham City Council  http://www.suttoncoldfieldobserver.co.uk/thousands-back-save-sutton-coldfield-library-campaign-as-petitions-go-to-birmingham-city-council/story-30056534-detail/story.html Darlington & Stockton…

Library News Round-up: 19 January 2015

Penarth Times : 19th JanuaryLawyer warns council of challenges aheadPublic Law conference, to be attended by library campaign groups, at  the Hilton Hotel, Cardiff on January 23 http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11734923.Lawyer_warns_council_of_challenges_ahead/Stoke Sentinel : 19th JanuaryStaffordshire County Council backtracks over local libraries planhttp://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Staffordshire-County-Council-backtracks-local/story-25877927-detail/story.html Save Lincolnshire…

Library News Round-up: 9 January 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 8th JanuaryFalkirk looks to scrap school library servicehttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/falkirk-looks-scrap-school-library-serviceTHE GUARDIAN : 8th JanuarySchool libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaceshttp://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2015/jan/08/school-libraries-books-students-technologyPublic Libraries News : 8th JanuaryEditorial | Je Suis Charlie, Birmingham, Library song and the Magna Carta http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/01/je-suis-charlie-birmingham-library-song-and-the-magna-carta.html Don’t Privatise Libraries :…

Library News Round-up: 5 January 2015

Wales Online : 5th JanuaryCardiff | Write a ‘love letter’ to your library – author’s plea to help save capital city’s serviceshttp://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/write-love-letter-your-library-8386545 Gazette Live : 5th JanuaryStockton | Take a tour of Billingham’s new £2.7m library and customer service centre http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/view-take-tour-billinghams-new-8384552Cable.co.uk : 5th JanuaryPublic wi-fi won’t lift…

Library News Round-up: 31 December 2014

Express & Star : 31st DecemberVolunteers to help run Black Country libraries under cost-cutting plans13 libraries in Dudley earmarked for a ‘transfer of management’http://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/12/31/volunteers-to-help-run-black-country-libraries-under-cost-cutting-plans/Wales Online : 31st DecemberNewport Council ‘risks disowning literary hero Arthur Machen if library closes’ http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/newport-council-risks-disowning-literary-8365922Wales Online : 31st…

Library News Round-up: 30 November 2014

THE OBSERVER : 30th NovemberLetter | Council leaders of all parties plead for no more cuts119 councils, including 40 Tory signatories http://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/2014/nov/30/letters-council-leaders-across-spectrum-plead-no-more-cuts THE OBSERVER : 30th NovemberTory shires join call for more cash and powers for England’s regionsCouncil leaders demand devolution and an end…

Library News Round-up: 21 November 2014

Public Libraries News : 20th NovemberEditorial | Westminster Hall debate on public librarieshttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/11/westminster-hall-debate-on-public-libraries.htmlITV  News : 21st NovemberVideo feature | Morpurgo backs 10 year old’s library campaign http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/update/2014-11-21/report-morpurgo-backs-10-year-olds-library-campaign/ Barnet & Whetstone Press : 21st NovemberMiliband – “I think Barnet’s approach has been wrong.  I think its approach to…

Library News Round-up: 8 November 2014

THE TIMES : 8th NovemberCould the librarians please shush?Preview (behind ££Paywall)http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4261298.ece?CMP=OTH-gnws-standard-2014_11_07DAILY MAIL : 8th NovemberAnger as silence in libraries is shattered by creches and concerts http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2826421/Will-librarian-noise-Anger-silence-libraries-shattered-creches-concerts-dance-classes-held-attract-visitors.htmlLiverpool Echo : 8th NovemberLibrary campaigners march through Liverpool to protest closure plans http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/library-campaigners-march-through-liverpool-8073459Don’t Privatise Libraries :…