Tag: Newcastle

Libraries news round-up: 19 October 2018

Chronicle Live: 19 October Newcastle | Meet the Fenham residents backing divisive plans for an addiction recovery hub at their library Chronicle Live: 19 October Opening of controversial addiction recovery hub at Newcastle library is DELAYED The Scotsman: 19 October…

Libraries news round-up: 11 October 2018

Chronicle Live: 11 October Newcastle MP calls for work on the controversial addiction recovery centre at Fenham Library to be halted Shropshire Star: 11 October Powys | Library to move in with museum under council plans Powys County Times: 11…

Libraries news round-up: 2 October 2018

Bradford Telegraph & Argus: 2 October A report going to scrutiny will show, ‘after moving over to being run by community groups rather than by the Council, many of Bradford’s libraries are now thriving.’  The Star: 2 October Sheffield |…

Libraries news round-up: 21 September 2018

BBC News: 21 September Newcastle | Fenham Library rehab plan ‘scares’ youngsters Chronicle Live: 21 September Newcastle | Fearful children question council over Fenham Library drug and alcohol rehab centre Dunfermline Press: 21 September Fife library staff face 90-day consultation…

Libraries news round-up: 13 September 2018

Powys County Times: 13 September One-stop shop plan for those with questions of Social Services in Powys Warrington Guardian: 13 September Silence on LiveWire governance report ‘unacceptable’, says MP The Courier: 13 September “Jack of all trades” fear for Perthshire…

Libraries news round-up: 30 August 2018

Chronicle Live: 30 August Newcastle | ‘I won’t take my kids there’ – Residents fuming as library set to be drug and alcohol rehab centre Evening Telegraph: 30 August REVEALED: Libraries across Dundee could close two days a week due…

Libraries news round-up: 25 June 2018

The Guardian: 25 June Do libraries run by volunteers check out? More than 100 comments   Northern Echo: 25 June Letters: Thanks to the Friends of Darlington Library   Scottish Daily Record: 25 June West Dunbartonshire | One Stop Shop…

Libraries news round-up: 19 June 2018

The Guardian: 19 June Thousands of public buildings and spaces in England sold off a year  The Times: 19 June Libraries, pools and parks are sold off to developers The Mirror: 19 June Thousands of public buildings and community spaces…

Libraries news round-up: 25 May 2018

East Lothian Courier: 25 May Petition launched over cuts to library hours Chronicle Live: 25 May Gym and cafe plan for Newcastle library to stave off closure threat Chronicle Live: 25 May New plans revealed to save Fenham Library for…

Library News Round-up: 23 May 2015

ITV : 23rd May Newcastle | Volunteers save Fawdon Libraryhttp://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2015-05-23/volunteers-save-fawdon-library/ Barry & District News : 23rd May“Delighted” council call Vale library progress “a success” so farhttp://www.barryanddistrictnews.co.uk/news/12968631._quot_Delighted_quot__council_call_Vale_library_progress__quot_a_success_quot__so_far/ Northern Echo : 22nd MayNorth Yorkshire | Costs could outweigh savings on library plan, claim campaignershttp://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/12967103.Costs_could_outweigh_savings_on_library_plan__claim_campaigners/ Stoke Sentinel : 21st May£350k cuts…

Libraries News Round-up: 12 August 2014

Wales Online : 12th AugustVale of Glamorgan | Job losses, volunteer-run libraries and £32m cuts warning as council faces ‘permanent austerity’http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/job-losses-volunteer-run-libraries-32m-7602471Stoke Sentinel : 12th AugustStaffordshire | Library consultation events planned in Eccleshall, Loggerheads and Newcastlehttp://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Library-consultation-events-planned-Eccleshall/story-22518446-detail/story.htmlNews Shopper : 12th AugustNew library to open in Penge…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th March 2014

DCMS : 24th March Library comparison reports published We have commissioned a comprehensive set of benchmarking reports, for a second year running, which are published today.  Some LAs not listed https://www.gov.uk/government/news/library-comparison-reports-published  THE BOOKSELLER : 24th March Four Newcastle libraries to reopen…

Libraries News Round-up: 22nd March 2014

The Journal : 22nd March Newcastle libraries open again with help of partners  Council leader Nick Forbes said:  “We’re starting to get requests from other parts of the country to look at what we are doing in partnership libraries.” http://www.thejournal.co.uk/news/north-east-news/newcastle-libraries-open-again-help-6863784…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th March 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 4th March How government can engage with citizens online – expert views http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2014/mar/04/public-service-reform-technology?CMP=twt_gu&commentpage=1 Go On UK : 24th February Go ON UK CEO demands greater Basic Online Skills investment http://www.go-on.co.uk/go-on-uk-ceo-demands-greater-basic-online-skills-investment/ Don’t Privatise Libraries : 4th March Mutuals…

Libraries News Round-up: 11th February 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 11th February Lincolnshire library campaigners file for judicial review http://www.thebookseller.com/news/lincolnshire-library-campaigners-file-judicial-review.html BBC News : 11th February Lincolnshire group challenges council’s library change A campaign group is going to the High Court to challenge a move by Lincolnshire County…