Mon, 10/12/2012 - 08:35
More than 200 libraries have closed in the past year, according to figures published today by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Their Annual Libraries Survey has found that across 2011-12, taking into account all closures and openings, the UK has lost 201 static and mobile libraries.
Fri, 20/05/2011 - 08:40
Shoddy consultations perfunctorily performed and disregard for equalities legislation or the requirements of the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act: such are the charges being made against councils planning library closures in a number of judicial review claims.
The claims, some of which are under way while others are being...