Tag: London

Libraries News Round-up: 8 May

The Irish News: 8 May Letter | Education and libraries support critical thinking – let’s invest http://www.irishnews.com/opinion/letterstotheeditor/2017/05/08/news/education-and-libraries-support-critical-thinking-let-s-invest-1018022/ The Northern Echo: 8 May Darlington library campaigner and MP hopeful supported cuts to library services in London http://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/15271258.Library_campaigner_supported_cuts_to_library_services_in_London__MP_hopeful_Peter_Cuthbertson_denies_using_Crown_Street_campaign_for_political_gain/ Plymouth Herald: 8 May…

Libraries News Round-up: 23 January

Gov.uk : 23rd January Rob Wilson’s speech to the London Library Ambition sector forum https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/rob-wilsons-speech-to-the-london-library-ambition-sector-forum Birmingham Post : 23rd January £150,000 Sutton Coldfield Library rescue plan put forward http://www.birminghampost.co.uk/news/regional-affairs/150000-sutton-coldfield-library-rescue-12494895 Craven Herald & Pioneer : 23rd January Bradford | Are you willing to…

Libraries News Round-up: 5 November 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 5th November Leading authors join protest march against cuts to cultural services https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/nov/05/leading-authors-join-protest-march-against-cuts-to-cultural-services BT.com : 5th November Authors join protest against library and museum cuts http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/campaigners-set-to-march-over-library-cuts-11364110683827 ITV News : 5th November Campaigners set to march against cuts…

Libraries News Round-up: 5 October 2016

Third Sector :  4th October Rob Wilson: A fresh start for the minister http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/rob-wilson-fresh-start-minister/policy-and-politics/article/1410074 LGA : 5th October Arts and culture funding to be shifted away from the capital, ACE has announced Funding for arts and culture outside of London…

Libraries News Round-up: 26 July 2016

DCMS : 25th July Letter from new Libraries Minister, Rob Wilson https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B9r-dNr4kPL0dC1sb3MxNk9scjQ/view?pref=2&pli=1 Libraries Taskforce : 26th July A week is a long time in politics — Kathy Settle https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2016/07/26/a-week-is-a-long-time-in-politics/ Islington Gazette : 26th July Fewer books and more computers at…

Library News Round-up: 21 June 2015

Lincolnshire Echo : 21st JuneLincolnshire library staff thrown farewell event after site closure“We were saying goodbye, but also celebrating our library staff for their years of service, dedication and care which has made Deeping Library and its community so special.”…

Libraries News Round-up: 14 August 2014

TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION : 14th August‘Dismal’ start for Access to Research initiativeDr Murray-Rust said that the total number of users reported in six months indicated that just half a person per day was accessing the service in each local authority…

Libraries News Round-up: 7 July 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 7th July ‘Thunderclap’ for Lincolnshire Libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/thunderclap-lincolnshire-libraries.html Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 7th July Rallying Cry | And so begins Lincolnshire’s High Court Fight for Libraries  http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/07/07/and-so-begins-lincolnshires-high-court-fight-for-libraries-libraryjudicialreview/  Lincolnshire Echo : 7th July Save Lincolnshire Libraries: protest heads to the High…

Libraries News Round- up: 19 May 2014

Daily Telegraph : 19th May London is city with world’s most ‘economic clout’ London came a narrow second to Paris on the measures of intellectual capital and innovation, with strong performance in the number of people in higher education, the…

Libraries News Round- up: 16 May 2014

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 16th May GLL and the most visited library in London? http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/gll-and-most-visited-library-in-london.html  Leon’s Library Blog : 16th May What does Labour think? Continuing the theme of labour politicians; four weeks and two emails later I am still waiting…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th April 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 14th April 6 Letters | Culture, commitment, libraries and expertise  http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/apr/14/culuture-commitment-libraries-expertise Lincolnshire Echo : 14th April Helen Goodman, Labour’s Shadow Libraries Minister, visits Ermine Library tomorrow http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Save-Lincolnshire-Libraries-Helen-Goodman-Labour/story-20954990-detail/story.html Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 14th April Shadow Libraries Minister to visit Lincolnshire Library…

Libraries News Round-up: 11th April 2014

Don’t Privatise Libraries : 11th April 346 staff cut from London libraries since 2011/12 http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/346-staff-cut-from-london-libraries.html  Lincolnshire Echo : 11th April Sir Edward Leigh MP tells Lincolnshire CC to think again over closures http://www.lincolnshireecho.co.uk/Lincolnshire-libraries-Sir-Edward-Leigh-tells/story-20948722-detail/story.html Lincolnshire Echo : 11th April County council…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th October 2013

Thanks to Shirley Burnham for the links that we post daily on our website.  Here is today’s round up of news relating to libraries. The Library Campaign  Briefing Paper for the Libraries APPG http://www.librarycampaign.com/the-library-campaign-briefing-paper-to-libraries-appg/  THE GUARDIAN : 4th October ‘Libraries…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st May 2013

A digest of today’s news items, reproduced here, with kind permission from Shirley Burnham, who collated it.  For up to date libraries news follow @ShirleyBurnham on Twitter. This Is Local London : 1st May Harrow | The Civic Centre library, in Station…