Tag: health

Libraries News Round-up: 26 February 2018

LGA: 26 February Extra council tax income in 2018/19 will not protect under-pressure local services https://www.local.gov.uk/about/news/extra-council-tax-income-201819-will-not-protect-under-pressure-local-services Oxfordshire Guardian: 26 February Spreading the word to encourage library use http://www.oxfordshireguardian.co.uk/spreading-the-word-to-encourage-library-use/ Bath Chronicle: 26 February Bath & NE Somerset | Staff sickness forces…

Libraries News Round-up: 17 February 2018

Stop the Privatisation of Public Libraries: 17 February Outsourcing Fundamentalism, Hasn’t Herts heard of Carillion? and SCL/Taskforce backed vol-led ‘libraries’ conference comes to Sheffield. http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/outsourcing-fundamentalism-hasnt–herts.html Burnham-On-Sea: 17 February Somerset | Campaign to save Highbridge Library from closure gathers pace http://www.burnham-on-sea.com/news/2018/library-protest-meeting-17-02-18.php…

Libraries News Round-up: 24 March 2016

THE BOOKSELLER : 24th March Libraries Taskforce ‘Ambition’ report lacks detail on numbers http://www.thebookseller.com/news/libraries-taskforce-ambition-report-lacks-detail-on-numbers-325162 THE GUARDIAN : 24th March Libraries are too important to leave to councils: it’s time to ringfence their funds http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2016/mar/24/libraries-councils-ringfence-funding-budgets THE GUARDIAN : 24th March The…

Library News Round-up: 14 July 2015

BBC Radio Gloucester : 14th JulyCILIP CEO Nick Poole this a.m. talking about volunteer & community-managed libraries(starts 1:07:30)http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02vm9dv#autoTHE BOOKSELLER : 14th JulyNLT highlights link between literacy and healthhttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/nlt-highlights-link-between-literacy-and-health-307076National Literacy Trust | Report:  http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/research/nlt_research/6713_national_literacy_trust_hubs_understanding_the_role_of_literacy_in_public_health Bournemouth Echo : 14th JulyPoole | Council TODAY to consider axing mobile library…