Tagged: Essex libraries

Essex libraries campaigners hit out at 'commercialisation' of service

Plans for Essex libraries by the county council have sent “alarm bells ringing” about increased commercialisation of the service, a campaign group has said.... Read more

£3m investment will improve 'clunky' system, says head of Essex libraries

The head of Essex's libraries has branded the county's current library IT system "clunky and out of date", as she hails the opportunity to invest in... Read more

Essex library campaigners urge community groups to withdraw help

Essex library campaigners are warning community groups could face an “unsustainable burden” of nearly £50,000 a year if they choose to run a local library service... Read more

Essex libraries saved after council U-turn in triumph for campaigners

Essex County Council has announced it is ditching plans to close its libraries following a huge community campaign, supported by authors including David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson.... Read more

Campaigners in new bid to save Essex library services

Library campaigners are calling on Essex County Council to launch a new consultation on the future of its libraries in a new bid to save... Read more

Walliams, Wilson and Baddiel rally to save Essex libraries ahead of protest

David Walliams, Dame Jacqueline Wilson and David Baddiel are among the writers who have thrown their weight behind a campaign to save libraries in Essex ahead... Read more

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