Tag: George Osborne

Libraries News Round-up: 15 March 2016

Hereford Times : 15th March Herefordshire | Masters House and Ledbury Library go from strength to strength http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/14344491.Masters_House_and_Ledbury_Library_go_from_strength_to_strength/?ref=twtrec Lin Anderson Blog : 15th March Orkney | Stop the Cuts – Mobile Libraries are Vital http://www.lin-anderson.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/stop-cuts-mobile-libraries-are-vital.html The Lincolnite : 14th March…

Libraries News Round-up: 29 February 2016

Public Libraries News : 28th February Being economical with the truth http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2016/02/being-economical-with-the-truth.html DAILY TELEGRAPH : 29th February Letter | Courts could well sit in libraries instead of pubs http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/12176834/Letters-To-help-its-nearest-allies-Britain-would-be-better-placed-outside-the-EU.html Northern Echo : 29th February Bestselling authors join fight to save Darlington’s Crown…

Libraries News Round-up: 9 January 2016

DAILY MIRROR : 9th January Tory cuts mean two libraries close for good every WEEK – with hundreds more under threat http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/tory-cuts-mean-two-libraries-7148599 Don’t Privatise Libraries : 9th January ‘Open+’ denying access to U16/18’s  +  Bibliotheca grants for National Libraries Day…

Libraries News Round-up: 8 January 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 8th January Report to recommend £20m digital investment in libraries  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/report-recomment-20m-digital-investment-libraries-319894 The Knowledge Exchange : 8th January Digital leadership: how should digital be represented at board level? Reading Room is is a digital consultancy that identifies opportunities, creates…

Libraries News Round-up: 6 January 2016

CloudPro : 6th January Capita chosen as North Yorkshire library management system (LMS) provider http://www.cloudpro.co.uk/it-infrastructure/5714/capita-chosen-as-north-yorkshire-library-management-system-provider Longridge & Ribble Valley News : 6th January Lancashire | Battle cry to save Longridge Library http://www.longridgenews.co.uk/news/local/battle-cry-to-save-longridge-library-1-7658252 Wrekin News : 6th January Telford & Wrekin Council will…

Libraries News Round-up: 27 November 2015

BBC News : 27th November Scotland | Library book expenditure in decline http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-34919430 THE BOOKSELLER : 27th November Libraries Taskforce gets funding until 2020 http://www.thebookseller.com/news/libraries-taskforce-gets-funding-until-2016-317434 The Stage : 27th November Arts cuts will still be ‘hugely damaging’, warns Dugher https://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2015/arts-cuts-will-still-be-hugely-damaging-warns-dugher/ Salisbury Journal…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 November 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th November Report highlights “concerning” gender pay gap in library sector http://www.thebookseller.com/news/report-highlights-lack-diversity-library-workers-317381 THE BOOKSELLER : 25th November ACE ‘astonished’ by increase in funding  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/mixed-reaction-trade-following-spending-review-317394 CILIP : 25th November Autumn Statement is “perfect storm” for libraries warns CILIP…

Library News Round-up: 1 September 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 1st SeptemberMichael Rosen | Dear Ms Morgan: there’s no point giving children tickets for closed librarieshttp://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/sep/01/morgan-child-library-ticketTHE GUARDIAN: 1st SeptemberLocal authorities ‘cannot cope with further cuts’http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/01/local-government-association-cannot-cope-further-cuts Evening Standard : 1st SeptemberJeremy Corbyn hails arts as ‘vital to health’ and pledges…

Library News Round-up: 26 June 2015

DAILY MIRROR : 26th JuneFresh £3bn Tory cuts spree sends libraries, leisure centres and elderly care for the chophttp://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/fresh-3bn-tory-cuts-spree-5951045Enfield Independent : 26th JuneEnfield library restructuring approved despite oppositionhttp://www.enfieldindependent.co.uk/news/13355869.Library_restructuring_approved_despite_opposition/West Briton : 26th JuneCornwall | Doors locked at Falmouth library consultation meetinghttp://www.westbriton.co.uk/Doors-locked-Falmouth-library-consultation/story-26772326-detail/story.html Lichfield Live :…

Library News Round-up: 19 March 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 19th MarchRakuten to buy OverDrive for £275mhttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/rakuten-buy-overdrive-275mTHE BOOKSELLER : 19th MarchAll libraries in England to get wi-fi fundinghttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/all-libraries-england-get-wi-fi-fundingPublic Net : 18th MarchFree Wi-fi for 57 Libraries in deprived areas‘Barclays Digital Eagles’ will provide technical support at the new Wi-fi…