Thu, 05/01/2012 - 08:00
Councillors have told Somerset County Council if it does not halt cuts to its library service it could be held in "contempt of court".
A High Court judicial review in November found a series of library cuts should not go ahead because they were unlawful under the council's obligation to provide a "comprehensive and...
Tue, 13/12/2011 - 08:15
A joint open letter urging culture minister Ed Vaizey to intervene over library closures is gaining signatories from library campaign groups across the country.
The letter, ...
Fri, 25/11/2011 - 08:05
Kent county council has warned that wide-ranging changes are in store for its library service as it looks to save £2m from the libraries budget by 2014, on top of the £2.3m in efficiency savings already made.
According to a local press report, the...
Thu, 28/07/2011 - 08:55
Twelve of 25 libraries in the Wakefield district will cease to be funded by the authority after councillors gave their backing to a new proposal.
The libraries under threat include those in Kettlethorpe, South Kirkby and South Pontefract,...