Tag: Hull City Council

Libraries News Round-up: 26 May 2016

Parliament Public Libraries:  Lancashire: Written question – 37260 http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2016-05-18/37260/ Blackpool Gazette : 26th May Lancashire | MP takes his library battle to Commons http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/environment/mp-takes-his-library-battle-to-commons-1-7931065 Northern Echo : 26th May Darlington | New bid to stop library closure http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/14517603.New_bid_to_stop_library_closure/ Business Quarter : 26th May Hull wins £3m funding…

Library News Round-up: 1 April 2015

PRIVATE EYE Library News (p.27) – Barnetavailable in newsagents today Pedronicus : 1st AprilThe “future of libraries” and the black hole of “Library Leadership”https://pedronicusuk.wordpress.com/2015/04/01/the-future-of-libraries-and-the-black-hole-of-library-leadership/BBC News : 1st AprilMerthyr Tydfil leisure services handed to trusthttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-32143238Croydon Guardian : 1st AprilLetter | Library’s wheels falling offhttp://www.croydonguardian.co.uk/yoursay/letters/12864978.Letter_to_the_Editor__Library___s_wheels_falling_off/ Hull Daily Mail :…

Library News Round-up: 18 February 2015

PRIVATE EYE | Library News  SCL ‘internships’ (p.29) Issue No. 1386 – Now in newsagentsTHE BOOKSELLER : 18th FebruaryOver half Staffs libraries to be volunteer-run Alan Gibbons quoted http://thebookseller.com/news/over-half-staffs-libraries-be-volunteer-runCoventry Telegraph : 18th FebruaryEvery Coventry library to remain open for another year http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/every-coventry-library-remain-open-8672897Hertfordshire Mercury :…

Library News Round-up: 6 January 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 6th JanuaryStaffs library cuts set to include mobile servicehttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/staffs-library-cuts-set-include-mobile-serviceBirmingham Post : 6th JanuaryBritish Library could offer lifeline to Library of BirminghamA partnership with the British Library could see Birmingham’s new £188 million library become its regional centre http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/british-library-could-offer-lifeline-8394050The…

Library News Round-up: 4 January 2015

THE GUARDIAN : 4th JanuaryCoffee is only the start of the future of our librarieshttp://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jan/04/future-libraries-closure-government-report Don’t Privatise Libraries : 4th JanuaryBrent Council proposes to privatise the management of its library servicehttp://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/brent-council-proposes-to-privatise.html …Don’t Privatise Libraries : 4th JanuarySave Bob Lawrence Library Campaign –…

Library News Round-up: 3 January 2015

Hull Daily Mail : 3rd JanuaryHull City Council to discuss new 800-job leisure companyhttp://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/Hull-City-Council-discuss-new-800-job-leisure/story-25798921-detail/story.html Stoke Sentinel : 3rd JanuaryStaffordshire | ‘Scrapping mobile libraries could save up to £500,000’ http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Scrapping-mobile-libraries-save-pound-500-000/story-25799894-detail/story.html Shropshire Star : 3rd JanuaryPowys | Newtown Town Council to discuss taking over services Powys no longer wishes…

Libraries News Round-up: 20 August 2014

BBC News : 20th AugustHull’s library service public consultation startshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-humber-28871853Hull City Council : 20th AugustPress Release | Give your views on the future of library Services The Council is therefore required to make some very difficult choices about the level of services…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th October 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th October Jarvis leaves library role, replaced by Goodman http://www.thebookseller.com/news/jarvis-leaves-library-role-replaced-goodman.html  Question Everything : 9th October Questions to Swindon Borough Council on Libraries http://questioneverythingtheytellyou.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/questions-to-swindon-borough-council-on.html This Is Hull & East Riding : 9th October Thousands face sack in Hull…