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: 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…