All posts tagged "library closures"

  • Volunteers Step up to Save Whiston Library

    Thirty volunteers have written to Knowsley Council today, 30 October, to propose taking over the ownership and management of Whiston Library. Knowsley’s councillors voted unanimously...

    • Posted October 30, 2013
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  • Two Weeks to Save Whiston Library

    It is Tuesday 15 October. The people of Whiston have just over two weeks to put themselves forward to save their town’s library. If a group of people haven’t shown an “expression of interest” in running the...

    • Posted October 15, 2013
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  • Save Whiston Library? It’s Time to Act

    Whiston Library is under threat. In Knowsley Council’s words, it’s being “transferred to community ownership and use.” For the people of Whiston, however, that means something more like, “Find a way to run the library yourselves, or...

    • Posted September 19, 2013
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  • Whiston Library under Threat of Closure

    Knowsley Council say Whiston Library will be transferred to community ownership and use in April 2014. This effectively means Whiston Library will close unless members of the community find a way to run it themselves.

    • Posted July 4, 2013
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  • Knowsley Needs to Shape up – but So Do We

    Somewhere in the bowels of Knowsley Council HQ there’s a dartboard with my photo on it. The job of being Prescot’s only independent news media means pushing the council to the point of being an annoyance. But...

    • Posted June 25, 2013
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