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London :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Martin Godwin A few dog-eared copies of novels by Joanna Trollope and Wilbur Smith sit on the bare shelves of Friern Barnet library alongside banners urging "peace", "occupy" and "revolution". The library closed down by Barnet council in April is

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Bolton :: United Kingdom | over 1 year ago

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Sarah Lee for the Guardian Ed Vaizey has been compared to Nero fiddling as Rome burns after declaring that the government is "not currently minded" to intervene and prevent library closures in Bolton, the Isle of Wight and Lewisham. Amid widespread

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Sos :: France | 2 years ago

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A round-the-clock vigil in October against the planned closure of Kensal Rise library, in a London borough where six libraries have been boarded up. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian In the 12 months since a surge of public protest against

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Birmingham :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Prisons inspector says overcrowded Barlinnie is unsafe Home affairs correspondent, BBC Scotland Barlinnie Prison is more than 50% overcrowded Scotland's largest prison, Barlinnie in Glasgow, is more than 50% over capacity, with about 500 inmates more

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Martin Godwin I live about 20 minutes walk from Kensal Rise library (it's not my closest; that's Queen's Park on Harrow Road which, thank goodness, is safe for now), so when I heard that following the high court judgment the council was already

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London :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Across the country, a series of small wars are quietly being waged...On one side are local councils who have earmarked closures as a way to save money after being handed a 27% cut in central government funding over four years. On the other are

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Birmingham :: United Kingdom | over 2 years ago

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Sam Frost Gloucestershire and Somerset county councils failed to take into account the needs of the most vulnerable in society when they announced plans to withdraw funding from local libraries , a court has heard. On the first day of a judicial

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Preston :: United Kingdom | almost 3 years ago

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Marco Secchi / Rex Alan Bennett has joined Zadie Smith and Philip Pullman in the campaign to save a London library opened by Mark Twain in 1900 from closure. As local campaigners announced plans to take legal action against Brent council over its

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London :: United Kingdom | 3 years ago

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Ed Vaizey has spoken passionately about libraries in the past so why is he so quiet now? Plus, let us know if you're protesting against the closure of your local library on Saturday Ed Vaizey has remained quiet about the current threat of library

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Athens :: Greece | 3 years ago

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We should be outraged, says Robin Ince (but keep the noise down)...But between 12 and 15 January, there was an act of rebellion that was quiet, ordered and fabulous to behold. It took place on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, not always known for the

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