Tagged: Alan Gibbons

North West plans regional library demonstration for New Year

Library campaigners are planning more regional demonstrations after the success of the national libraries demonstration which took place on Saturday (5th November).  Read more

National Libraries Demo: authors and campaigners will 'fight tooth and nail'

Campaigners, flanked by popular authors including Chris Riddell, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen, are to gather this Saturday (5th November) to show that they are... Read more

Alan Gibbons pens Hillsborough tale for Barrington Stoke

Barrington Stoke has acquired a children’s book based on the Hillsborough football disaster by Alan Gibbons. Read more

Pullman, Blackman and Rosen urge Bradley to act on libraries

More than 300 writers have signed a letter to the new secretary of state for culture, Karen Bradley, asking her to “set a new course”... Read more

Corbyn backs national libraries demonstration

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has pledged his “100% support” to a national libraries demonstration which aims to highlight the “clear and present danger” to Britain's... Read more

Key ‘Brexit’ issues for the book trade

Following the UK's decision to leave the European Union, The Bookseller asked leaders in the book industry for their thoughts on the key issues that... Read more

BBC investigation finds 8,000 library jobs lost in six years

Widespread library closures across the UK have resulted in the loss of almost 8,000 jobs in the last six years, according to a report by... Read more

'National scandal': library campaigners lobby parliament

High-profile writers including Cathy Cassidy, Jake Arnott and Philip Ardagh gathered at parliament alongside library campaigners to protest the “national scandal” of the widespread closures... Read more

Book trade braced for Spending Review cuts

The Publishers Association said it is “not expecting good news” from the Chancellor’s Spending Review tomorrow, while library campaigners have warned that further cuts to... Read more

Forty authors back call for school system change

Over 40 authors including Alan Gibbons, Cathy Cassidy and Michael Rosen have backed a protest against the current UK school system following the "deeply disturbing"... Read more

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