Fri, 10/05/2013 - 09:02
Oxford University Press Children’s is set to launch into Cornish language publishing with the Oxford Children’s Cornish–English Visual Dictionary, one in a new series of bilingual dictionaries for children aged eight-plus.
The dictionaries, to be published on 6th June (£9.99, paperback), take a themed...
Thu, 02/08/2012 - 14:47
Cornwall council has announced a raft of privatisation plans, meaning key services such as libraries could soon be run by a private company.
The authority has been in negotiation with British Telecom and IT company CSC about taking joint control of services such as libraries, payroll, and benefit payments.
According to the...
Mon, 14/05/2012 - 08:10
Books Plus in Penzance has been sold to new owners and will soon change its name to The Edge of the World Bookshop.
David and Barbara Mainwaring had owned the shop for 20 years before it was snapped up by the new owners Rachel and James Howorth, because the Mainwarings wanted to retire.
Under its new ownership, the Cornish...
Thu, 28/10/2010 - 09:07
Hertfordshire, Cornwall and West Sussex are the latest councils to come under the spotlight for planned cuts to their public library service.
Hertfordshire has begun a consultation on efficiency savings, proposing a cutback of a third in library opening hours in a bid to avoid closures, according to a...