Tagged: Lincolnshire

Library cuts planned in Wales and Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire and Powys are the latest councils to come under the spotlight for planned cuts to their public library service.... Read more

GLL wins Lincolnshire library contract after judicial review

Lincolnshire County Council is to outsource 15 libraries to not-for-profit organisation Greenwich Leisure Limited, after allegedly ignoring bids from the company last year. Read more

Lincolnshire library campaigners head to high court

Library campaign group Save Lincolnshire Libraries will challenge the county authority’s decision to withdraw funding for its libraries at the High Court next week, according... Read more

Lincolnshire library campaigners urge minister to intervene

Library campaigners in Lincolnshire are continuing their fight against council cuts, submitting new evidence to the secretary of state urging them to intervene in the... Read more

Vaizey says no to Newcastle library inquiry

Ed Vaizey has confirmed that there will not be an inquiry into library closures in Newcastle, where 10 of the council's 18 libraries were handed... Read more

Vaizey 'not minded' to intervene in Lincolnshire

Libraries minister Ed Vaizey has said that he is not minded to intervene in Lincolnshire's proposed library plans. The county council is pushing ahead with... Read more

DCMS 'investigating' Lincolnshire library cuts

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is investigating whether Lincolnshire County Council is providing a “comprehensive and efficient” library service. The investigation – a... Read more

Library protests planned for Cardiff while Lincolnshire confirms cuts

Protestors in Cardiff will use National Libraries Day this weekend to raise awareness of cuts facing the city's library service. Campaigners in Birmingham have already... Read more

Lincolnshire re-proposes original library cuts

Lincolnshire County Council is to put forward plans to provide 15 major libraries plus 40 community-run hubs – the same proposals that were previously quashed... Read more

Lincolnshire looks to put libraries out to tender

Libraries in Lincolnshire could be put out to tender to be run by outside bodies, after an expression of interest in the service by Greenwich... Read more

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