Tag: Midlothian

Libraries News Round-up: 25 October 2017

Libraries Taskforce: 25 October One year on from Ambition: let us know what you think https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2017/10/25/one-year-on-from-ambition-let-us-know-what-you-think/ Northamptonshire Telegraph: 25 October SOS call from Mawsley youngster over proposed library closures http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/sos-call-from-mawsley-youngster-over-proposed-library-closures-1-8211911 Slough Observer: 25 October Slough’s library and cultural centre, The…

Libraries News Round-up: 13 August 2016

Coventry Telegraph : 13th August Arena Park Library in Coventry to close by the end of the month http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/arena-park-library-coventry-close-11740652 Torquay Herald Express : 13th August Fears over future of Torbay libraries http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/fears-over-future-of-torbay-libraries/story-29604500-detail/story.html Shropshire Star : 13th August Parish Council ‘can’t…

Libraries News Round-up: 19th April 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. THE BOOKSELLER : 19th April Bury the latest to consult on libraries  http://www.thebookseller.com/news/bury-latest-consult-libraries.html Yorkshire Post…

Library News Round-up: 4th February 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 THE BOOKSELLER : 4th February Government says library service ‘not in crisis’ http://www.thebookseller.com/news/government-says-library-service-not-crisis.html THE INDEPENDENT…

Library News Round-Up: 21st January 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. THE GUARDIAN : 18th January Privatised public services pose ‘significant new risk’ to public ethics…

Library News Round-up: 19th January 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. Islington Tribune : 18th January Letter | Libraries are being hollowed out  (UNISON Stewards) http://www.islingtontribune.com/letters/2013/jan/dad%E2%80%99s-army-march-against-such-appalling-cuts The INDEPENDENT: 19th January…

There are worse things than pole-dancing!

Laura Swaffield, Chair of The Library Campaign, was asked for an off the cuff comment on the novel approaches being planned in Midlothian Libraries on 2nd February, which is Love Your Library Day in Scotland, though given little information about the…