Tag: Green Party

Libraries News Round-up: 27 September 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th September Libraries raise awareness of Banned Books Week http://www.thebookseller.com/news/british-library-free-word-and-islington-libraries-participate-banned-books-week-399651 Yorkshire Evening Post : 27th September Wakefield Library opening hours cut down to save £150,000 http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/wakefield-library-opening-hours-cut-down-to-save-150-000-1-8149201 Warrington Guardian : 27th September Green Party urges LiveWire to reconsider…

Library News Round-up: 16 April 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 16th AprilLabour slams coalition’s ‘legacy of boarded-up libraries’http://www.thebookseller.com/news/labour-slams-coalitions-legacy-boarded-librariesThe Lincolnite : 16th AprilLincolnshire heritage sites included in libraries outsourcing contractinc. libraries refshttp://thelincolnite.co.uk/2015/04/lincolnshire-heritage-sites-included-in-libraries-outsourcing-contract/ Hinckley Times : 16th AprilLeicestershire | Library offload plans progress for villages http://www.hinckleytimes.net/news/local-news/library-offload-plans-progress-villages-9054656News North Wales : 16th AprilPetitions’ bid to…

Library News Round-up: 18 March 2015

ITV News : 18th MarchCampaigners protest (today) against cuts to Southampton librarieshttp://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2015-03-18/campaigners-protest-against-cuts-to-southampton-libraries/ Daily Echo : 18th MarchVIDEO and article | Protesters marching to save Southampton librarieshttp://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/11863368.VIDEO__Protesters_marching_to_save_Southampton_libraries/ PRIVATE EYE  Issue No. 1388 Library News (p.30) – Abergavenny available in newsagents Leon’s Library Blog : 18th MarchReply from the…

Library News Round-up: 1 March 2015

Leon’s Library Blog : 1st MarchA reply from Labour…sort of!http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/03/01/a-reply-from-laboursort-of/ East Lindsey Target : 1st MarchLincolnshire | Government probes council’s library servicehttp://www.eastlindseytarget.co.uk/Government-probes-council-s-library-service/story-26076419-detail/story.htmlIslington Gazette : 1st MarchIslington Council pass budget cutting 188 jobs but saving ‘key services’Libraries “safe for now, but …”http://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/politics/islington_council_pass_budget_cutting_188_jobs_but_saving_key_services_1_3974678

Library News Round-up: 24 November 2014

Public Libraries News : 23rd NovemberEditorial | Speaking Up For Libraries, each in their own way?Analysis of contributions from Helen Goodman MP (Lab), Justin Tomlinson MP (Con) and Martin Francis (Green Party) The LibDems were not represented. http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/11/speaking-up-for-libraries-each-in-their-own-way.htmlBBC News :  24th NovemberScottish…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th August 2013

The Star : 26th August Sheffield council faces challenge on library secret “It is appalling Labour is keeping details in the public interest from public scrutiny.” http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-council-faces-challenge-on-library-secret-1-5985903 This Is Grimsby : 26th August ‘I question that closing libraries is way…