Tag: Fulwood Library

Libraries News Round-up: 11 December 2017

The Bookseller:11 December Latest CIPFA figures reveal scale of library closures https://www.thebookseller.com/news/cipfa-library-figures-687596 The Guardian: 11 December Figures show children worst hit by library cuts https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/dec/11/figures-show-children-worst-hit-by-library-cuts Public Finance: 11 December Council spending on libraries cut by £66m last year http://www.publicfinance.co.uk/news/2017/12/council-spending-libraries-cut-ps66m-last-year LocalGov:…

Libraries News Round-up: 9 May

Brechin Advertiser: 8 May Angus | Library and ACCESS services coming together http://www.brechinadvertiser.co.uk/news/politics/library-and-access-services-coming-together-1-4439889 Lancashire Evening Post: 8 May Fulwood library will reopen “soon” The new Tory administration ‘pledged all the libraries closed across the county will reopen but where community groups…

Libraries News Round-up: 20 March

Yorkshire Coast Radio : 20 March North Yorkshire Libraries Prepare for Change https://www.yorkshirecoastradio.com/news/local-news/2249672/north-yorkshire-libraries-prepare-for-change/ Bromley Times : 20 March Campaign to save Bromley’s libraries from privatisation ramps up with week-long strike by library staff http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/campaign_to_save_bromley_s_libraries_from_privatisation_ramps_up_with_week_long_strike_by_library_staff_1_4939016 The Northern Echo : 20 March Darlington…

Libraries News Round-up: 14 March

York Press : 14 March Work under way to create community library http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/15151984.Work_under_way_to_create_community_library/ York Press : 14 March Haxby library funding approved http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/15155577.Haxby_library_funding_approved/ Plymouth Herald : 14 March Prizes on offer at second ‘mass read-in’ to save Plymouth library http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/prizes-on-offer-at-second-mass-read-in-to-save-plymouth-library/story-30201934-detail/story.html Bury Times…

Libraries News Round-up: 23 December 2016

Darlington & Stockton Times : 23rd December Group dedicated to saving three libraries needs more than 100 volunteers to save the services from closure http://www.darlingtonandstocktontimes.co.uk/news/14984778.Group_dedicated_to_saving_three_libraries_needs_more_than_100_volunteers_in_order_to_save_the_services_from_closure/ Craven Herald : 23rd December Volunteers sought to keep Cross Hills Library open http://www.cravenherald.co.uk/news/14984720.Volunteers_sought_to_keep_Cross_Hills_Library_open/ Blog…

Libraries News Round-up: 21 December 2016

PRIVATE EYE Issue No. 1434 Library News (p.37) — the Libraries Taskforce Lancashire Eveing Post : 21st December Fulwood library goes up for sale despite protests http://www.lep.co.uk/news/much-loved-lancashire-library-goes-on-sale-for-475-000-despite-protests-1-8299055 Warrington Guardian : 21st December Letter | ‘My resolution’ http://www.warringtonguardian.co.uk/yoursay/letters/14979820.My_resolution/

Libraries News Round-up: 30 September 2016

Public Libraries News : 29th September Editorial | Viciously reducing bookfunds http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/09/viciously-reducing-bookfunds.html ITV News : 30th September Lancashire’s cash crisis – museums and libraries close with Video report http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2016-09-30/lancashires-cash-crisis-museums-and-libraries-close/ Blog Preston : 30th September Lancashire | Video > Watch how this boy’s response to Fulwood library closure says…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 September 2016

Bolton News : 25th September Plans submitted to create new modern library in Little Lever http://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/14763288.Plans_submitted_to_create_new_modern_library_in_Little_Lever/ Blog Preston : 25th September Lancashire County Council told to re-consider Fulwood library closure http://www.blogpreston.co.uk/2016/09/lancashire-county-council-told-to-re-consider-fulwood-library-closure/ Leicester Mercury : 25th September City council still needs…

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: 11 September 2016

Blog Preston : 11th September Lancashire | Fulwood Library fight ‘not over’ as Preston MP to call-in closure decision with government http://www.blogpreston.co.uk/2016/09/fulwood-library-fight-not-over-as-preston-mp-to-call-in-closure-decision-with-government/ Chronicle Live : 11th September Northumberland | Cramlington’s library services have been moved into the town’s new £3.5m leisure centre http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/new-35m-cramlington-leisure-centre-11871000 You Tube…

Libraries News Round-up: 10 August 2016

Blog Preston : 10th August Lancashire | Last push to save Fulwood Library http://www.blogpreston.co.uk/2016/08/last-push-to-save-fulwood-library/ Blackpool Gazette : 10th August Backlash over child centres Lancashire CC should look at putting more services into closure–threatened libraries instead http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/our-region/wyre/thornton/backlash-over-child-centres-1-8061350 GOV.UK : 9th August Culture Secretary’s maiden speech on importance…