The government is considering holding a public inquiry into Lancashire's controversial plans to shut 28 of its libraries - the first time it will have... Read more
Swindon Council's scrutiny committee has passed plans to close two thirds of the town's libraries by the end of August 2017.
Plans to close 10 out of Swindon's 15 libraries have been approved by the council’s cabinet.
Shadow culture minister Kevin Brennan [pictured] has called on the Secretary of State for Culture, Karen Bradley, to intervene in Swindon Council’s plans to close... Read more
Swindon Council’s plans to close 11 out of 15 libraries has been slammed as “very detrimental to Swindon children” by the region’s headteachers.
Swindon Council’s plans to close 11 libraries “will cause long-term damage" to the futures of constituents, Nick Poole c.e.o. of libraries body CILIP has said.... Read more
Libraries across the country continue to be threatened with closure, with councils proposing to close 22 venues altogether across Swindon, Gateshead and Coventry.
WH Smith is being forced to find new headquarters as its offices in Swindon are “no longer fit for purpose and in a state of... Read more