Tagged: birmingham

Emma Press awarded £15k ACE grant

Birmingham-based independent publisher The Emma Press has been awarded nearly £15,000 from Arts Council England to help it grow as an inclusive children’s publisher.... Read more

Blessed to headline BA Conference as it moves to Birmingham

The Booksellers Association’s annual conference is set to take place in Birmingham this year, headlined by actor and author Brian Blessed. Read more

Birmingham's children's libraries to receive £250k 'funding boost'

Five libraries in Birmingham will receive grant funding of £250k to "support children's literacy" from independent charity, the Wolfson Foundation. Read more

Birmingham Council confirms 'pause' on library book fund

Birmingham City Council has confirmed it is making cuts to the number of books it will buy for libraries, after libraries in the area ... Read more

Foyles' Birmingham store will be 'model for future'

Foyles new c.e.o Paul Currie has said  the company’s new Birmingham store will be its “model of the future.” Speaking at former c.e.o Sam... Read more

Birmingham moots library cooperative model

Birmingham could set up a cooperative model with staff in order to keep its 39 libraries open. Birmingham City Council's deputy leader Ian Ward told... Read more

Protests as Birmingham council confirms library cuts

Birmingham City Council has passed £105m of cuts, including a budget reduction for the Library of Bimingham, despite the annual meeting being disrupted three times... Read more

Somerset to slash mobile library service

Somerset has approved plans to slash its mobile library service, cutting back on the number of stops in the rural county by more than half.... Read more

Cardiff library reprieve, but Birmingham cuts confirmed

Libraries in Cardiff have seen a reprieve from the city council, but major cuts to the Library of Birmingham are to go ahead. The ruling... Read more

Cardiff's 'strong message' on National Libraries Day

Library campaigners in Cardiff believe they "sent a strong message" to the city council with a National Libraries Day protest against planned cuts to the... Read more

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