Tag: Vale of Glamorgan

Libraries News Round-up: 24 April 2018

Brixton Buzz: 24 April Saving the Carnegie Library public meeting, 7pm, Weds 25th Apr http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/2018/04/saving-the-carnegie-library-public-meeting-7pm-weds-25th-apr/ Bristol Live: 24 April North Somerset | Long Ashton Library could close for good https://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/local-news/long-ashton-library-could-close-1495023 Altrincham Today: 24 April Trafford | Hale community centre and library…

Libraries News Round-up: 6 November 2017

The Bookseller: 6 November Campaigners: Libraries Taskforce is ‘major presence’ but ‘hamstrung’ https://www.thebookseller.com/news/campaigners-taskforce-major-presence-hamstrung-666271 Ipswich Star: 6 November Suffolk | Literacy scheme Let’s Talk Reading helps soaring reading test results in Ipswich http://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/news/literacy-scheme-let-s-talk-reading-helps-soaring-reading-test-results-in-ipswich-1-5266357 The Scotsman: 6 November Argyle & Bute |…

Libraries News Round-up: 9 November 2016

PRIVATE EYE Issue 1431 “… replace them with glorified cupboards scattered across town.” Library News (p.33) — Warrington Yorkshire Post : 9th November Letter:  Sheffield | Sorry chapter in history of our vital libraries http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/yp-letters-sorry-chapter-in-history-of-our-vital-libraries-1-8229608 Warrington Guardian : 9th November A planning application to move the…

Library News Round-up: 18 October 2014

The Argus : 18th OctoberLetter | Leave children’s library services aloneBrighton & Hovehttp://www.theargus.co.uk/opinion/soapbox/11543407.Leave_children_s_library_services_alone/ Spalding Guardian : 18th OctoberLibrary is its own 40-year success storyhttp://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/lbrary-is-its-own-40-year-success-story-1-6365244Brighouse Echo : 18th October Calderdale | Future of Brighouse buildings in doubt after proposals revealedasset disposal programmehttp://www.brighouseecho.co.uk/news/local/future-of-brighouse-buildings-in-doubt-after-proposals-are-revealed-1-6901510 Barry & District News : 17th…

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: 8 August 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 8th AugustLiverpool, Glamorgan and Islington face library cutshttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/liverpool-glamorgan-and-islington-face-library-cuts.htmlITV News : 8th AugustLibraries at risk of closure in Liverpool funding reviewhttp://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2014-08-08/libraries-at-risk-of-closure-in-liverpool-funding-review/Liverpool Echo : 8th AugustJade Wright: We must fight library closures every step of the way “I’d run the…

Libraries News Round-up: 7 August 2014

Islington Gazette : 7th AugustSecret Islington Council document: further details uncovered Libraries ‘options’ clarifiedDespite repeatedly promising not to close any libraries, both proposed plans for the future of book lending in the borough involve closure.http://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/crime-courtsIslington Gazette : 7th AugustHalf libraries…

Libraries News Round-up: 29 May 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 29th May Can the public sector go ‘digital by default’? Making available statistics on library usage and costs had helped one local authority show why it made sense to close libraries in certain areas in order to protect other…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th May 2014

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 9th May Congratulations on your SCL appointment: an open letter to Helen Drakard http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/05/09/congratulations-on-your-scl-appointment-an-open-letter-to-helen-drakard/ Leon’s Library Blog : 9th May Challenge Accepted? http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/05/09/challenge-accepted/ Penarth Times : 8th May Vale of Glamorgan | Library staff break silence http://www.penarthtimes.co.uk/news/11199038.Library_staff_break_silence/?ref=var_0 Ham…