Bennett to hold Brent library fundraiser

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 11:17 Alan Bennett is to hold a fundraiser to help fund the legal campaign against the Brent library closures. Residents of Brent sent a legal letter to the council's legal director on Friday (6th May). It argues the council's move to set a budget in February based on the closure of six libraries was unlawful, as the consultation period on the closures did not end until 4th March. Other legal actions are being brought in Gloucestershire, Somerset, Lewisham and the Isle of Wight. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop holds sale for Calais library

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Elbow frontman helps launch library fundraising scheme

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Library inquiry opens as Brent campaigners threaten to sue Vaizey

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Cooke defends Brent library; no word from Hunt

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