Tag: relocation

Libraries news round-up: 26 October 2018

Powys County Times: 26 October Glyn Davies MP “horrified” by threat to Welshpool Library Brixton Buzz: 26 October Lambeth | Carnegie Trust given Lottery grant to help take control of Carnegie Library in Herne Hill Get West London: 26 October…

Libraries news round-up: 22 October 2018

Evening Times: 22 October Glasgow | Cardonald Library re-opens after near £1 million makeover The Star: 22 October Group committed to providing ‘vibrant community hub’ after bar company pulls out of Sheffield library plans My Welshpool: 22 October Powys |…

Libraries news round-up: 17 October 2018

BBC News: 17 October Somerset County Council: Protesters gather to challenge £14m cuts Burnham-on-Sea.com: 17 October Somerset | Outcry over council’s decision to shut Highbridge Library unless community group is formed to save it  Burnham & Highbridge Weekly News: 17…

Libraries news round-up: 15 October 2018

Powys County Times: 15 October Public meeting on future of Welshpool library to be held tonight  Watford Observer: 15 October Hertfordshire | Libraries could shut under plans to axe £500,000 Daily Echo: 15 October Hampshire | Splashing cash on new…

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: 3 October 2018

Northern Echo: 3 October Council to forge Darlington library plan with campaigners Times and Star: 3 October Campaign to extend library opening hours Herts Advertiser: 3 October New library facilities being built in Redbourn and Wheathampstead fire stations to keep costs down…

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: 10 August 2018

The Star: 10 August Bid to boost Sheffield library membership after figures show fall in book borrowing East Lothian Courier: 10 August Lack of consultation over Prestonpans Library change is criticised Blog Preston: 10 August Lancashire | Bamber Bridge library…

Libraries news round-up: 5 August 2018

The Guardian: 5 August Libraries change lives. They should be protected at all costs Get West London: 5 August Ealing Council ordered to think again about plan to ‘close’ library More than 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for…

Libraries news round-up: 31 July 2018

BBC: 31 July Pupils unable to read is ‘a scandal’, says minister Grimsby Telegraph: 31 July North Lincolnshire | Work to begin on new £2m leisure, library and wellbeing hub Waltham Forest Echo: 31 July Libraries decision called into question…

Libraries news round-up: 27 July 2018

Leon’s Library Blog: 27 July The Positive and Negative Impact of Using Volunteers in Public Libraries Daily Record: 27 July Elected members demand answers from council and Renfrewshire Leisure over mobile library bus East London Guardian: 27 July Waltham Forest…

Libraries news round-up: 11 July 2018

Burnham-On-Sea News: 11 July Somerset | Decision on Highbridge Library’s future to be announced in October Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen: 11 July Lancashire | Crawshawbooth’s library opens a new solo chapter Community-run library in a community centre Lancashire Telegraph: 11…

Libraries news round-up: 3 July 2018

BBC News: 3 July Bansky offers to ‘support’ Bristol libraries Bristol Post: 3 July Banksy offers to help support Bristol’s libraries Lancaster & Morecambe Citizen: 3 July Council changes East Lancs libraries opening hours East Lothian Courier: 3 July Port…

Libraries news round-up: 2 July 2018

Bexley Times: 2 July Relocation of Sidcup library given the green light West Bridgford Wire: 2 July Ruddington among libraries refurbished and modernised in Notts Yorkshire Coast Radio: 2 July Filey Library to Open Next Week Dumbarton & Vale of…

Libraries news round-up: 28 June 2018

  The Times: 28 June Teenagers locked out of libraries as cash-strapped councils cut staff   Border Telegraph: 28 June Scottish Borders | School library concerns raised in Holyrood   Exmouth Journal: 28 June Devon | Topsham’s new community hub…

Libraries news round-up: 29 June 2018

BBC News: 29 June Mum’s worries over Northamptonshire library closures Northern Echo: 29 June Friends of Red Hall open community library in Darlington Newbury Today: 29 June West Berkshire | New lease could see Wash Common Library open News Shopper:…

Libraries news round-up: 20 June 2018

The Guardian: 19 June Letters | Public libraries are life-affirming The Scotsman: 20 June Scottish library closures soar as council cuts bite News Shopper: 20 June Bexley | Sidcup library set to be relocated despite opposition Camelford & Delabole Post:…