Tagged: William Sieghart

Sieghart: on the money

The Independent is wrong to damn the new Sieghart Report as a "romantic fiction" with nothing but euphemisms to offer a decimated public... Read more

National Poetry Day to unveil billboards in five UK cities

National Poetry Day, the organisation behind the UK's largest annual celebration of the art, has commissioned billboards in five UK cities to feature poems from local... Read more

Libraries Taskforce needs to act, campaigners say

Campaigners have called for more action and less consultation concerning the threatened public library service following the publication of the Leadership for Libraries Taskforce’s latest... Read more

CBEs for Victor and Sieghart

Literary agent Ed Victor, philanthropist William Sieghart and authors Simon Brett and Vivian French all feature on this year's New Year's Honours.  ... Read more

All PRH e-books available for loan

Penguin Random House UK is making its full catalogue of 23,500 e-books available for libraries to lend. Read more

Wi-fi for all libraries by March 2016

The Leadership for Libraries task force has given its backing to the creation of national guidelines for libraries in England, and is planning to roll... 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

Forward poetry collection chosen for set text

The Forward Prizes for Poetry and Faber are publishing a new edition of Poems of the Decade, which will be an English Literature set text... Read more

'Eighteen months to implement Sieghart', says library task force chair

The task force set up to implement the recommendations of the Sieghart Report will have failed if it does not deliver changes in the next... Read more

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