Tag: Wirral

Libraries News Round-up: 13 June

Bristol 24/7: 13 June More than half of Bristol’s libraries could close Under new proposals, the number of libraries will go down from 27 to just 10, with a reduction in opening hours for the libraries that remain. https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/news/half-bristols-libraries-close/ ITV…

Libraries News Round-up: 17 March

Slough & South Bucks Observer : 16 March Slough’s controversial cultural hub and library up for award http://www.sloughobserver.co.uk/news/15162173.Controversial_cultural_hub_up_for_award/ View News : 17 March Dorchester | TIC staff prepare for library move  https://www.viewnews.co.uk/tic-staff-prepare-library-move/ Lincolnshire Echo : 17 March New library, heritage site and cafe set for Skellingthorpe http://www.lincolnshirelive.co.uk/new-library-heritage-site-and-cafe-set-for-village-near-lincoln/story-30209050-detail/story.html Falmouth Packet :17 March…

Library News Round-up: 23 December 2014

THE INDEPENDENT : 22nd DecemberLetter | Cuts threaten a great library from Tim Stimpson, Birminghamhttp://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/letters-why-cameron-is-wrong-about-eu-child-benefits-9941143.html Don’t Privatise Libraries : 23rd DecemberManagers and staff of Havering Libraries put forward new proposalshttp://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.co.uk/2014/12/managers-and-staff-of-havering.html Voices for the Library : 18th DecemberA stark warning about the future for public librarieshttp://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/2014/12/a-stark-warning-about-the-future-for-public-libraries/Liverpool…

Library News Round-up: 30 October 2014

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 30th OctoberGovernment turns 1,000 public buildings into WiFi hotspotshttp://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/broadband/11197617/Government-turns-1000-public-buildings-into-WiFi-hotspots.html Vaizey: Public-building wi-fi cash will keep cities ‘internationally competitive’ – 30th Octoberhttps://www.cable.co.uk/news/vaizey-public-building-wi-fi-cash-will-keep-cities-internationally-competitive-700000196/The Star : 30th OctoberMinister ‘not minded’ to order inquiry into Sheffield library takeoverhttp://www.thestar.co.uk/news/minister-not-minded-to-order-inquiry-into-sheffield-library-takeover-1-6925187Liverpool Echo : 30th OctoberAuthors plan…

Library News Round-up: 10 October 2014

THE GUARDIAN : 10th OctoberWriters join fight to save Liverpool’s librarieshttp://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/oct/10/writers-join-fight-to-save-liverpool-libraries-caitlin-moran-cathy-cassidyLiverpool Echo : 9th OctoberProposals to rescue Liverpool libraries come in as community rallies to save ‘at-risk’ facilitiesPeople attended a public meeting with Liverpool council to raise fears over the…