Hansard | House of Lords – Volunteers in public libraries
Debate led by Lord Stevenson of Balmacara

Local Government Lawyer : 31st October
Councils told to raise game on business rates collection as arrears top £1.2bn
All Campaigners> Why not FOI your councils about their business rate arrears? Up to 50% of £1.2bn is BIG money 

Local Government Lawyer :  30th October
NCVO report attacks “crude” implementation of payment by results contracts
The NCVO report, written by Bates Wells & Braithwaite lawyer David Hunter, analysed a sample of contracts entered into by charities to run public services. It was also based on interviews with those responsible for delivering the services.

Plymouth Herald : 1st November
Plan for YOU to run Plymouth’s libraries
see comments by Phil Bradley and others

Telegraph & Argus : 1st November
Future of district’s libraries to be debated by Bradford Council
details given

Local Guardian : 1st November
Croydon Council criticised after libraries operator is bought out within weeks

The Star : 31st November
Opinion | Save city’s libraries

This Is South Wales : 1st November
100 people attend meeting about Resolven library closure 

Larne Times : 1st November
NI | Reprieve for Carnlough library
“This library has the potential to be of great service, not only to library and community users, but also as a first class tourism base for Carnlough.”


Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd January 2014

THE BOOKSELLER : 23rd January £12m library plan for Westminster gets go-ahead https://www.thebookseller.com/news/%C2%A312m-library-plan-westminster-gets-go-ahead.html Birmingham Mail : 23rd January Four Birmingham libraries facing closure because of budget cuts  http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/four-birmingham-libraries-facing-closure-6556612 The Star…

Libraries News Round-up: 29th June 2013

Rutland Times : 29th June Lincolnshire | Glimmer of hope in fight to save Deepings library http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/local/glimmer-of-hope-in-fight-to-save-deepings-library-1-5232635 Birmingham Mail : 29th June Goodbye Birmingham Central Library http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/local-news/gallery-goodbye-birmingham-central-library-4731792 Southend Echo :…

Libraries News Round-up: 28 March 2018

Buxton Advertiser: 28 March Derbyshire County Council unveils proposed changes to libraries https://www.buxtonadvertiser.co.uk/news/derbyshire-county-council-unveils-proposed-changes-to-libraries-1-9086098 Bromley Times: 28 March Strikes at Bromley libraries over “insulting” pay offer http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/strikes-at-bromley-libraries-over-insulting-pay-offer-1-5453731 LocalGov: 28 March Bromley…

Leave a Reply

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