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Essex library campaigners prepare for action as 1,600 back petition to stop volunteer service

Library campaigners in Essex are gearing up for a county wide day of action next month, as more than 1,600 people sign a petition against plans for volunteers to run some facilities.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-28 05:47:04 UTC ]
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Campaigners in new bid to save Essex library services

Library campaigners are calling on Essex County Council to launch a new consultation on the future of its libraries in a new bid to save the services.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-08 10:24:45 UTC ]
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Sadiq Khan in £40k library funding pledge

Library campaigners are jubilant after the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has pledged £40,000 to help reopen Cricklewood Library after it was closed by Brent Council in 2011. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Delay to Libraries Taskforce report 'a disgrace'

Library campaigners have expressed their intense frustration at the continued non-appearance of the Libraries Taskforce's Ambition report on a national strategy for England's public libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book trade braced for Spending Review cuts

The Publishers Association said it is “not expecting good news” from the Chancellor’s Spending Review tomorrow, while library campaigners have warned that further cuts to local councils could “all but destroy the public library service as we know it.” Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners oppose Carnegie sell-off

Library campaigners in Sheffield are urging the city council to put on hold plans to sell a Carnegie library to a company which wants to place a restaurant and coffee shop in the building. The Walkley Carnegie Library was one of 15 of the city's 28 libraries that was passed over to volunteer... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kensal Rise Library re-opens after five-year battle

Kensal Rise Library is set to open for the first time in five years this weekend, with a community open day. The library was closed by Brent Council in 2011 and denied permission for a community library in the space, becoming a flashpoint for library campaigners, with authors such as Alan... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lincolnshire library campaigners urge minister to intervene

Library campaigners in Lincolnshire are continuing their fight against council cuts, submitting new evidence to the secretary of state urging them to intervene in the council's decision. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cardiff's 'strong message' on National Libraries Day

Library campaigners in Cardiff believe they "sent a strong message" to the city council with a National Libraries Day protest against planned cuts to the service. More than 200 people gathered outside the city's Central Library on Saturday (7th February) to hold a mass "read-in", with people... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners protest over Herefordshire library cuts

Library campaigners in Herefordshire have urged the council to abandon plans to slash funding and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners seek judicial review on Moray library closures

Library campaigners in Scotland are taking legal action in an attempt to keep libraries in Moray... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government library guidance 'hits new low'

Library campaigners have reacted angrily to new government guidance which offers advice for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spending Review cuts 'mean more library closures'

Library campaigners are braced for a further round of cuts as the Government unveils the latest... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bleak' 2013 predicted as 300 libraries could be lost

  Library campaigners are forecasting a grim 2013, predicting that 300 libraries could... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pickles: library campaigners are 'bunch of luvvies'

Communities secretary Eric Pickles has described worries about the future of public libraries as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library campaigners face new hurdles

  Library campaigners have called government plans to scrap equalities assessments and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jarvis attacks government for ‘ignoring’ library campaigners

Shadow culture minister Dan Jarvis has spoken out about local library campaigns, criticising the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kensal Rise campaigners barricade doors

Library campaigners in Kensal Rise have barricaded the doors to prevent council staff from... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vaizey resign, say library campaigners

Library campaigners and Unison have called for Ed Vaizey to step down from his position as... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners welcome Vaizey's reach-out to CILIP

Library campaigners have welcomed MP Ed Vaizey’s offer to speak with the Chartered... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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