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Hearts and crimes

The library service is falling into its own dystopian tale. The story fits all the tropes: a bleak landscape of buildings far from their former... Read more

Sieghart reveals task force digital ambitions

The Leadership for Libraries task force is backed by £250,000 funding from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, will look for more funding from... Read more

All libraries in England to get wi-fi funding

The government will provide funding to give wi-fi access to all public libraries across England, chanceller George Osborne revealed yesterday (18th March) is his pre-election... Read more

Library task force starts work

A new task force for libraries, which met for the first time last week, will focus its attention on sharing best practice between councils, promoting... Read more

Vaizey sets up Sieghart's library task force

Libraries minister Ed Vaizey has created a new task force to help develop the library service in England, at the recommendation of today's... Read more

Local authority budgets cut again

Local authorities will see their spending power reduced by 1.8% on average in 2015/16, following cuts to funding by the government, but some councils could... Read more

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