Tag: Darlington

Libraries news round-up: 3 October 2018

Northern Echo: 3 October Council to forge Darlington library plan with campaigners Times and Star: 3 October Campaign to extend library opening hours Herts Advertiser: 3 October New library facilities being built in Redbourn and Wheathampstead fire stations to keep costs down…

Libraries news round-up: 20 September 2018

iNews: 20 September Children’s services and youth clubs lined up for cuts in ‘worst yet’ council austerity Bosses at local authorities have said that the “worst is yet to come” in cuts to services with libraries, public health, and highways…

Libraries news round-up: 13 September 2018

Powys County Times: 13 September One-stop shop plan for those with questions of Social Services in Powys Warrington Guardian: 13 September Silence on LiveWire governance report ‘unacceptable’, says MP The Courier: 13 September “Jack of all trades” fear for Perthshire…

Libraries news round-up: 10 September 2018

Northamptonshire Telegraph: 10 September Changes at Northamptonshire libraries despite review pause Northern Echo: 10 September Letters special: Darlington library move U-turn TES: 10 September ‘Use inspectors to improve school libraries’ Holyrood: 10 September National strategy for school libraries

Libraries news round-up: 6 September 2018

The Guardian: 6 September Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell on why we need libraries – an essay in pictures Wisbach Standard: 6 September Computer charges in Cambridgeshire libraries sees people using them drop by 75 per cent Grimsby Live: 6…

Libraries news round-up: 5 September 2018

Newbury Today: 5 September West Berkshire | Councillor says that libraries can be maintained despite £1.4m cost Brixton Buzz: 5 September Lambeth’s Libraries – What Future? Public meeting in Brixton, Sat 8th Sept, 2pm The Courier: 5 September Angus |…

Libraries news round-up: 4 September 2018

Lynne News: 4 September Norfolk | Security guards brought in to make King’s Lynn Library safer Northern Echo: 4 September Darlington Library: Your comments after council decides to keep facility open Northern Echo: 4 September Darlington Library U-turn: Your questions…

Libraries news round-up: 3 September 2018

BBC News: 3 September Darlington Council considers U-turn over library closure Northern Echo: 3 September Darlington’s Crown Street Library saved from closure Northern Echo: 3 September Comment: A welcome turnabout on Crown Street Library Northern Echo: 3 September Crown Street…

Libraries news round-up: 5 August 2018

The Guardian: 5 August Libraries change lives. They should be protected at all costs Get West London: 5 August Ealing Council ordered to think again about plan to ‘close’ library More than 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for…

Libraries news round-up: 19 July 2018

Darlington & Stockton Times: 19 July Darlington’s MP urges council to pause for thought over library plans Get Reading: 19 July Reading councillors keep Palmer Park library open on Saturdays A collection point for books ordered online will also be…

Libraries news round-up: 18 July 2018

Stoke Sentinel: 18 July FOUR more Staffordshire libraries set to be transferred to community groups… is yours affected? Warrington Worldwide: 18 July Residents asked to donate £10 to keep library open This is the West Country: 18 July Deadline looming…

Libraries news round-up: 16 July 2018

BBC News: 16 July Darlington Library campaigners lose court closure battle Northern Echo: !6 July Campaigners lose court battle to save Darlington’s Crown Street Library Northamptonshire Telegraph: 16 July Meeting over threatened Northants libraries

Libraries news round-up: 5 July 2018

The Bookseller: 5 July Public’s library support ‘needs to shift to activism’ St Helen Star: 5 July Visitor numbers for St Helens libraries falls by almost 30 per cent Clydebank Post: 5 July West Dunbartonshire | Clydebank libraries start new…

Libraries news round-up: 25 June 2018

The Guardian: 25 June Do libraries run by volunteers check out? More than 100 comments   Northern Echo: 25 June Letters: Thanks to the Friends of Darlington Library   Scottish Daily Record: 25 June West Dunbartonshire | One Stop Shop…

Libraries news round-up: 19 June 2018

The Guardian: 19 June Thousands of public buildings and spaces in England sold off a year  The Times: 19 June Libraries, pools and parks are sold off to developers The Mirror: 19 June Thousands of public buildings and community spaces…

Libraries news round-up: 18 June 2018

Northern Echo: 18 June Darlington campaigners face council at Leeds Combined Court York Press: 18 June Council chiefs pledge to keep York library funding for 15 years Richmondshire Today: 18 June North Yorkshire County Council to increase reliance on volunteers…

Libraries news round-up: 15 June 2018

Northern Echo: 15 June Save Darlington’s Crown Street Library: Campaigners’ case returns to the High Court Two-day hearing starts on Monday Northern Echo: 15 June Letters: Hopes judicial review will fall in favour of Darlington library staying put Swindon Advertiser:…