Tag: Nottingham

Libraries news round-up: 28 September 2018

Press & Journal: 28 September Over 100 jobs at risk as Moray Council look to implement severe budget cuts Cuts agreed include reduced opening hours for Buckie, Forres, Keith, Lossiemouth libraries The Courier: 28 September ‘No decisions’ to cut library…

Libraries news round-up: 14 August 2018

The Guardian: 14 August Family claims win in high court challenge to Northants library cuts New Statesman: 14 August Has a little girl from Northamptonshire just ended local government cuts? BBC News: 14 August Northamptonshire County Council: Libraries decision ruled…

Libraries News Round-up: 5 December 2017

The Bookseller: 5 December Kenilworth Books takes fight for libraries to Theresa May https://www.thebookseller.com/news/kenilworth-books-takes-fight-libraries-theresa-may-684861 Stoke Sentinel: 5 December Staffordshire | Chance to have say on future of local libraries http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/news/local-news/chance-say-future-local-libraries-847726 TES: 5 December Pirls rankings: England’s primary pupils rise to joint 8th in world…

Libraries News Round-up: 7 October 2017

Hartlepool Mail: 7 October Durham | Temporary library to open as bulldozers move in on existing building http://www.hartlepoolmail.co.uk/news/temporary-library-to-open-as-bulldozers-move-in-on-existing-building-1-8792539 Gazette Series: 7 October South Gloucestershire | New chapter for Chipping Sodbury as library relaunches with volunteer-run service http://www.gazetteseries.co.uk/news/15581642.New_chapter_for_Chipping_Sodbury_as_library_relaunches_with_volunteer_run_service/ Nottingham Post: 7 October…

Libraries News Round-up: 26 May

Blackpool Gazette: 26 MayLytham Library hope leads to new friends grouphttp://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/lytham-library-hope-leads-to-new-friends-group-1-8564102Borehamwood Times: 26 MayBarnet | FoI data shows increased PR spending by Barnet Council which could have been spent on librarieshttp://www.borehamwoodtimes.co.uk/news/15311229.FoI_data_shows_increased_PR_spending/ Ham & High: 26 May Highgate Library ‘being sacrificed’ in…

Libraries News Round-up: 22 December 2016

Libraries Taskforce : 21st December 2016 report card – and looking forward to 2017 [Paul Blantern, Chair] https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2016/12/21/2016-report-card-and-looking-forward-to-2017/ THE GUARDIAN : 22nd December Letter | Cuts to community assets take grim toll https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/dec/22/cuts-to-community-assets-take-grim-toll THE GUARDIAN : 22nd December Libraries are dying — but…

Libraries News Round-up: 9 December 2016

PRIVATE EYE Issue No. 1433 Library News (p.33) | Warrington BIG ISSUE : 9th December Big Issue columnist Damian Barr helps to save Newarthill library http://www.bigissue.com/the-mix/news/7194/big-issue-columnist-damian-barr-helps-to-save-newarthill-library THE BOOKSELLER : 9th December An open letter to Swindon Council http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/open-letter-swindon-council-446346 THE BOOKSELLER : 9th…

Libraries News Round-up: 8 December 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 8th December UK library budgets fall by £25m in a year https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/dec/08/uk-library-budgets-fall-by-25m-in-a-year BBC News : 8th December Libraries ‘bearing the brunt’ of council budget cuts http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38250480 THE BOOKSELLER : 7th December ‘Staggering’ £25m fall in libraries spending…

Libraries News Round-up: 17 November 2016

Mearns Leader : 16 November Aberdeenshire | Council plans have ‘crossed a red line’ “The Council should be protecting a treasured local service and institution such as Public Libraries rather than trying to hawk them off to third Party Trusts.…

Libraries News Round-up: 16 November 2016

This is Wiltshire : 15 November Swindon | Teachers and students praised by author as literature festival inspires more visits to school library Schools across the town came together for the ninth annual Swindon Youth Festival of Literature last week…

Libraries News Round-up: 28 May 2014

Nottingham Post : 28th May Volunteers lead way as Bakersfield library escapes the axe  http://www.nottinghampost.com/Volunteers-lead-way-library-escapes-axe/story-21151066-detail/story.html Worksop Guardian : 27th May Notts: Council to explore community partnership libraries There is also the potential for a small number of ‘mini-library’ access points…

Libraries News Round-up: 17th December 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 17th December Campaigners attack SCL on CIPFA http://www.thebookseller.com/news/campaigners-attack-scl-cipfa.html Spalding Guardian : 17th December MP in fight to save library from the axe MP John Hayes is fighting on to save Market Deeping Library from the county council axe.…

Libraries News Round-up: 26th November 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 26th November Desmond Clarke:  Library strategy http://www.thebookseller.com/blogs/library-strategy.html CILIP : 26th November CILIP Council election result  http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/four-new-members-cilip-council-elected … Nottingham Post : 26th November The smallest libraries in the county are facing changes It is expected that the libraries most…

Libraries News Round-up: 5th June 2013

New Cross : 3rd June A documentary about a community that saved their local library from closure whatever your views – you will be uplifted by this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdMy7GrmlME&feature=youtu.be Library Campaign : 5th June Disappointed by ACE live chat? Then join…

Libraries News Round-up: 29th 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. FT | Interactive ‘Austerity’ Map useful for all campaigns http://ig.ft.com/austerity-map/?gss=E06000050 Don’t Privatise Libraries : 29th…