Tue, 22/01/2013 - 08:00
Independent publisher Oxygen Books will be spreading writing in translation to a wider audience thanks to a grant from Arts Council England.
The small publisher, based in Essex, will be holding a series of readers' days to help introduce people to books in translation, working with a range of different organisations, from...
Tue, 20/11/2012 - 09:00
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has appointed Yinnon Ezra MBE as a part-time advisor on the public library service.
Ezra is a former director of culture, communities and rural affairs at Hampshire County Council, and has spent decades in the local government and voluntary sectors.
The DCMS said his role is to:...
Tue, 07/12/2010 - 15:58
Hampshire county council's director of culture, communities and rural affairs, Yinnon Ezra, is to step down after nine years in the post.
His department will merge with Hampshire's property, business, and regulatory services and IT services department, creating the new department of culture, communities and business services....
Fri, 30/07/2010 - 06:54
Travel writer John Pilkington has struck out at Hampshire County Council library service for axing 58 jobs. The council’s move is expected to save £1.5m, the Hampshire Chronicle reports. The job cuts will save £840,000, with a further £300,000 saved through axing four management posts.
Thu, 26/02/2009 - 09:00
The severe pressures on local authority budgets that threaten the public library service could last a decade, delegates were warned at a library campaign conference on Wednesday.
The ground-breaking event was billed to bring council leaders and cabinet members from local authorities across the south of England together with senior...
Tue, 03/02/2009 - 10:41
The leaders and chief officers of 18 councils will attend a library conference to be hosted in February by Hampshire county council working with library campaigner Tim Coates. The event is set to focus on how political leaders can work with local managers to ensure the development of their libraries, and will bring council heads together with...