Tue, 04/09/2012 - 10:18
Three councils have been told there is little chance of an inquiry into the closures at their library services, despite the scale of the cuts taking place.
Ed Vaizey, minister for culture, communications and creative industries, has written to authorities in Bolton, Lewisham and the Isle of Wight informing them that he is not “...
Thu, 20/10/2011 - 07:45
One third of Bolton's public libraries are set to be closed after a full council meeting last night (19th October) endorsed the decision taken by the Labour-run council's ruling executive committee a week ago.
According to a report in the...
Wed, 12/10/2011 - 14:55
Library campaigners in Bolton today reacted with dismay to Bolton Council's unanimous decision yesterday (11th October) to proceed with the closure of five branch libraries, a third of the network.
The council plans to save £400,000 by the closure of the libraries, in Astley Bridge, Oxford Grove, Heaton, Highfield and...
Thu, 28/07/2011 - 15:17
Five Bolton libraries are to be closed, after a decision by the council's executive earlier today.
According to reporting from the meeting by the Bolton News, the executive voted to select an option which...