Tag Archives: Public library

Redundancies and four-day opening at Upper Norwood library

So much for Croydon Council’s promises of no library closures. The Conservative-controlled council which has already axed the mobile library service and has decided to close New Addington’s purpose-built library  to replace it with a few book shelves in the … Continue reading

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Labour will cancel library privatisation contract, Godfrey says

Whichever organisation is recommended for a public-funded eight-year contract to run the Croydon’s public libraries – an announcement is expected soon – will also have to consider the possibility that they will have the deal cancelled after barely a year. … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Education, Greenwich Leisure, Libraries, Property, Sara Bashford, Tim Pollard, Timothy Godfrey, URV, Wandsworth Council | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Public rejects any moves to undermine Upper Norwood library

89% That is the massive majority surveyed who object to any suggestion that Croydon Council could abandon the 112-year-old joint agreement for funding and management of the Upper Norwood Joint Library. Even with a council consultation which was accused of … Continue reading

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