Libraries and reading round up

The Bookseller : 21 March

Outrage as Library Service of the Year shortlistee slated for closure

http://www.thebookseller.com/news/library-service-year-shortlistee-slated-closure-511651

 

Local Gov : 22 March

Winning libraries for innovation funding are revealed

https://www.localgov.co.uk/Winning-libraries-for-innovation-funding-are-revealed/42778

 

Libraries Taskforce blog : 22 March

And the successful projects are….

https://librariestaskforce.blog.gov.uk/2017/03/22/and-the-successful-projects-are/

 

Daventry Express : 22 March

Registration offices move to Daventry library

http://www.daventryexpress.co.uk/news/registration-offices-move-to-daventry-library-1-7876762

 

 

Bristol Post : 22 March

Campaigners take over closed Cheltenham Road Library to block £9m deal for luxury flats

http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/campaigners-take-over-closed-cheltenham-12086

 

 

Brixton blog : 22 March

Lambeth | Campaigners question council libraries decisions

http://www.brixtonblog.com/campaigners-question-council-libraries-decisions/43431

 

 

Bury Times : 22 March

‘They feel abandoned’ – Fears for elderly and youth amid library closures

http://www.burytimes.co.uk/news/15172025._They_feel_abandoned____Fears_for_elderly_and_youth_amid_library_closures/

 

 

Echo News : 22 March

Basildon | Council asks public for views on latest plans for regeneration in Pitsea

‘The revamped site would also include a new Pitsea Library, subject to successful negotiations with Essex County Council, which runs the library.’

http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/15173161.Council_asks_public_for_views_on_latest_plans_for_regeneration/

York Press : 14 March

Work under way to create community library
York Press : 14 March
Haxby library funding approved
Plymouth Herald : 14 March
Bury Times : 14 March
Concerns over library closures in Whitefield and Unsworth
Lancashire Post : 14 March
Council must review sale of Fulwood library

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *