Tag: Norfolk libraries

Libraries News Round-up: 29 January 2016

International Business Times : 29th January Young people in England have ‘lowest literacy levels’ in developed world says OECD http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/young-people-england-have-lowest-literacy-levels-developed-world-says-oecd-1540711 BBC News : 29th January Northern Ireland study suggests many poorer children starting school struggle with language http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-35444576 Derby Telegraph…

Libraries News Round-up: 11 January 2016

Shropshire Live : 11th January Judicial Review on Church Stretton Library to be heard in April http://www.shropshirelive.com/2016/01/11/judicial-review-on-church-stretton-library-to-be-heard-in-april/ Walsall Advertiser : 11th January Hundreds protest against planned closures of Walsall libraries http://www.walsalladvertiser.co.uk/8203-Hundreds-protest-planned-closures-Walsall/story-28504616-detail/story.html Express & Star : 11th January Walsall | More than 100…

Libraries News Round-up: 26 October 2015

Public Libraries News : 26th OctoberTim Larden – The Risk Exposures of Volunteer Libraries Tim Larden is the Managing Director of Ladbrook Insurance, a specialist in working with non-profit groups.http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/campaigning/volunteer-run-libraries/practicalities/the-risk-exposures-of-volunteer-librariesITV News : 26th OctoberProtests over proposed cuts to council services in…

Libraries News Round-up: 24 October 2015

EDP24 : 24th OctoberNorfolk | Controversial cuts to fire service and libraries could be scrapped http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/politics/controversial_cuts_to_fire_service_and_libraries_could_be_scrapped_1_4283470 Shropshire Star : 24th October Last thing we want is to close libraries, says Shropshire councillor http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/10/24/last-thing-we-want-is-to-close-libraries-says-shropshire-councillor/ Burton Mail : 24th October Staffordshire | Changes in the air for our library system  http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Mail-Says-Changes-air-library/story-28041657-detail/story.html…

Libraries News Round-up: 17 October 2015

Batley & Birstall News : 17th OctoberKirklees | Labour and Lib Dems row over library futures http://www.batleynews.co.uk/news/local/labour-and-lib-dems-row-over-library-futures-1-7520177 Lynn News : 16th OctoberNorfolk | More than half of Norfolk’s libraries could close under sweeping county council budget cuts Lynn Library could be “one of the libraries earmarked for…

Libraries News Round-up: 16 October 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 16th OctoberBudgets cuts could see 60% of Norfolk’s libraries close http://www.thebookseller.com/news/budgets-cuts-could-see-60-norfolks-libraries-close-314705Shropshire Star : 16th OctoberClosed doors fears raised over Shropshire libraries http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/10/16/closed-doors-fears-raised-over-shropshire-libraries/ Brighton & Hove News : 16th OctoberHove Library could open in museum building as early as 2017 http://www.brightonandhovenews.org/2015/10/16/hove-library-could-open-in-museum-building-as-early-as-2017/42945 Loughborough Echo…

Libraries News Round-up: 15 October 2015

BBC News : 15th OctoberNorfolk County Council budget cuts could see libraries close Almost 60% of libraries in Norfolk could close as county council bosses look to save £111m over the next three years.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-34540033Shropshire Star : 15th OctoberCourt vow over Shropshire…