Tag: Welsh Government

Libraries News Round-up: 4 November 2015

Leon’s Library Blog : 4th November Community Tubs http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/11/04/community-tubs/ BBC News : 4th November Library services to be devolved in Cornwall http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-34718530 Pirate FM Radio : 4th November Cornwall’s Library Shake-Up http://www.piratefm.co.uk/news/latest-news/1783037/cornwalls-library-shake-up/ BBC News : 4th November Wales | Lib Dem plans…

Libraries News Round-up: 29 September 2015

BBC News : 29th SeptemberSheffield City Council thanks library volunteers “We still have some financial support from Sheffield City Council, but that will end in about 18 months time, and even that does not meet all our bills so fundraising is…

Libraries News Round-up: 25 September 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 25th SeptemberCILIP votes overwhelmingly against ‘amateurisation’ of library service http://www.thebookseller.com/news/cilip-votes-against-amateurisation-library-service-313284Leon’s Library Blog : 25th SeptemberCilip AGM 2015 http://leonslibraryblog.com/2015/09/25/cilip-agm-2015/ SCL : 25th September Library leaders across England and Wales confirm the welcome offered to refugees and asylum seekers from public libraries http://www.ascel.org.uk/sites/default/files/uploads/public/Libraries%20extend%20welcome%20to%20refugees%20and%20migrants.pdfShropshire Star :…

Libraries News Round-up: 22 September 2015

BBC News : 22nd SeptemberWales’ poorest children struggle with language, report says http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-34318580Free Press Series : 22nd September Poorest children in Wales already falling behind with language by the time they start school – report http://www.freepressseries.co.uk/news/13774938.Poorest_children_in_Wales_already_falling_behind_with_language_by_the_time_they_start_school___report/?ref=rss Local Government Lawyer : 22nd SeptemberPolicy responsibility for…

Library News Round-up: 7 September 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 7th SeptemberAll-Wales library card launcheshttp://www.thebookseller.com/news/welsh-government-launch-all-wales-library-card-311486CILIP : 7th SeptemberInvesting in the UK Knowledge Economy – CILIP Spending Review 2015http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/investing-uk-knowledge-economy-cilip-spending-review-2015Ham & High : 7th SeptemberThe Thick of It star launches march against cuts threatening Barnet’s libraries with closurehttp://www.hamhigh.co.uk/news/thick_of_it_star_launches_march_against_cuts_that_could_close_barnet_s_libraries_1_4221536Swindon Advertiser…

Library News Round-up: 4 September 2015

BBC Radio 6 Music 6 Music Celebrates Libraries1 hr programme – Sunday, 6th Sept at 1.00 pmhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b068yfx4 DCMS : 4th SeptemberEd Vaizey MP | Share your ideas for a new cultural programmehttp://dcmsblog.uk/2015/09/share-your-ideas-for-a-new-cultural-programme/Don’t Privatise Libraries : 4th SeptemberLabour’s Policy Review on Libraries; a lost opportunity?http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2015/09/labours-policy-review-on-libraries-lost.html Wirral…

Library News Round-up: 17 June 2015

Public Libraries News :  16th JuneEditorial | Legal action against the DCMS over cuts to public libraries: appeal for information Paul Heron from Public Interest Lawyers has been in touch with regard to gaining national information on the failure of the DCMS to…

Library News Round-up: 6 June 2015

BBC News : 5th JuneConsultation prompts North Yorkshire library staff rethinkLibraries in North Yorkshire will not be run entirely by volunteers after a public consultation revealed people were against the move.  The council said more than 17,000 took part in…

Library News Round-up: 7 May 2015

Manchester City Council : 7th MayResponse to claims homeless people have been banned from Central Library http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200109/council_news/6952/response_to_claims_homeless_people_have_been_banned_from_central_libraryCambrian News : 7th MayPorthmadog Library to get £250,000 boostCommunity hub “where customers can access a range of council services as well as the…

Library News Round-up: 1 May 2015

Public Libraries News : 1st MayEditorial | Alan Gibbons + Private Eye call Ed Vaizey out on figures, the SCL … and Obama careshttp://ift.tt/1DP0U3OSouth Wales Evening Post : 1st MayWelsh Government plans to halve the number of councils dividing opinionMore rights for…

Library News Round-up: 7 April 2015

Public Libraries News : 6th AprilEditorial | Don’t look at the man behind the curtainhttp://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2015/04/dont-look-at-the-man-behind-the-curtain.htmlITV News : 7th AprilBromley council workers to strike over ‘mass privatisation’http://www.itv.com/news/london/update/2015-04-07/bromley-council-workers-to-strike/Gazette Live : 7th AprilCouncil to consult on the future of Middlesbrough libraries Middlesbrough Council Executive recommends consultation…

Library News Round-up: 28 December 2014

Public Libraries News : 28th December10 key UK public library trends: Review of the year 2014http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/12/10-key-uk-public-library-trends-review-of-the-year-2014.htmlExpress & Star : 28th DecemberWalsall library could be saved if mobile libraries were ditched – claimhttp://www.expressandstar.com/news/2014/12/28/walsall-library-could-be-saved-if-mobile-libraries-were-ditched-claim/Wales Online : 28th DecemberIf we want to keep our…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th October 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th October Jarvis leaves library role, replaced by Goodman http://www.thebookseller.com/news/jarvis-leaves-library-role-replaced-goodman.html  Question Everything : 9th October Questions to Swindon Borough Council on Libraries http://questioneverythingtheytellyou.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/questions-to-swindon-borough-council-on.html This Is Hull & East Riding : 9th October Thousands face sack in Hull…