Cinderford saved, but Gloucestershire campaign goes on

Written By: Benedicte Page Gloucestershire county council has reinvested £500,000 into its library budget, with new proposals that would see Cinderford library saved from closure. But Friends of Gloucestershire libraries said the revised plans, which would still leave 10 libraries at risk of closure if volunteers do not step forward to run them, "go nowhere near far enough". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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