Tag: Church Stretton library

Libraries News Round-up: 14 September 2016

PRIVATE EYE Issue No. 1427 Library News: Surrey (p.34) In all good newsagents Bromley Times : 14th September Unite hails ‘significant victory’ as group pulls out of community library takeovers http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/unite_hails_significant_victory_as_group_pulls_out_of_community_library_takeovers_1_4696601 Shropshire Star : 14th September February deadline set for Church…

Libraries News Round-up: 29 June 2016

BBC News : 29th June Dorset mobile library cuts finalized by county cabinet http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-36664569 Libraries Taskforce : 29th June Ayub Khan MBE | Celebrating Shakespeare 2016 – the party goes on https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2016/06/29/celebrating-shakespeare-2016-the-party-goes-on/ Brecon & Radnor Express : 29th June Powys | Deadline looms for…

Libraries News Round-up: 11 January 2016

Shropshire Live : 11th January Judicial Review on Church Stretton Library to be heard in April http://www.shropshirelive.com/2016/01/11/judicial-review-on-church-stretton-library-to-be-heard-in-april/ Walsall Advertiser : 11th January Hundreds protest against planned closures of Walsall libraries http://www.walsalladvertiser.co.uk/8203-Hundreds-protest-planned-closures-Walsall/story-28504616-detail/story.html Express & Star : 11th January Walsall | More than 100…

Library News Round-up: 20 June 2015

DAILY TELEGRAPHBoom time for children’s books as sales soar, but where are readers?Funding cuts in schools and libraries have put books out of reach for many children, says head of London-based literary agency The Bright Group http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/11681814/Boom-time-for-childrens-books-as-sales-soar-but-where-are-readers.htmlEast Grinstead Courier : 20th…

Library News Round-up: 19 June 2015

The Lincolnite : 19th JuneHearing into potential judicial review of Lincolnshire libraries’ decision set for Julyhttp://thelincolnite.co.uk/2015/06/hearing-into-potential-judicial-review-of-lincolnshire-libraries-decision-set-for-july/Burton Mail : 19th JunePlans on changes to mobile libraries in Staffordshirehttp://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Plans-changes-mobile-libraries-Staffordshire/story-26724127-detail/story.html Shropshire Live : 19th JuneChurch Stretton Library Support Group set to launch legal action…

Library News Round-up: 4 May 2015

Public Libraries News : 4th MayEd Vaizey agrees to defend his record … if he’s around long enoughhttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/05/ed-vaizey-agrees-to-defend-his-record-if-hes-around-long-enough.htmlTHE GUARDIAN : 1st MayJudy Blume makes plea to New York mayor for library fundsEd Vaizey accepts a challenge from writer Alan Gibbons…

Library News Round-up: 4 February 2015

Brixton Buzz : 4th FebruarySave Lambeth Libraries – online petition launched on change.org http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2015/02/save-lambeth-libraries-online-petition-launched-on-change-org/ Coventry Observer : 3rd FebruaryLegal threat over library closures and council cuts http://www.coventryobserver.co.uk/2015/02/04/news-Legal-threat-over-library-closures-and-council-cuts-126088.html Express & Star : 4th FebruaryFive under-threat Sandwell libraries saved from axeSome could move to share buildings…

Library News Round-up: 23 January 2015

CILIP Libraries All Party Parliamentary Group | Event Notes: Panel debate – Re-invigorating Our LibrariesHosted by the Libraries APPG on 14th January.  Chaired by Lord Tope, CBE.  The event considered the Sieghart Independent Library Report for England.   http://www.cilip.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Reinvigorating%20our%20libraries%20Sieghart%20APPG%20panel%20notes%2014%20January%202015.pdfCivil Society : 23rd JanuaryBig Lottery Fund awards…

Library News Round-up: 5 December 2014

BBC News : 5th DecemberPrison book ban ruled unlawful by High Courthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-30344867FINANCIAL TIMES : 5th DecemberJudge overturns ban on books being sent to UK jailshttp://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/674ab5d6-7c87-11e4-aa9c-00144feabdc0.htmlTHE BOOKSELLER : 4th DecemberCILIP protests against IWM library ‘closure’http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-protests-against-iwm-library-closureLeon’s Library Blog : 5th DecemberDysfunctional and…