Tag Archives: judicial review

Reason to stay cheerful… Appeal Granted!!!

The temptation to jump around with giddy excitement here at Save Doncaster Libraries is being tempered with the reality that this is a battle won… Below is the Press Release from our Lawyers, Public Interest Lawyers, released yesterday.  This details … Continue reading

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Did we say 2-tier? We meant 3-tier… Judicial Review Lost.

Campaigners met last night to try and understand the Judgement of Sir Gary Hickinbottom, the Judge residing over the Judicial Review heard at Leeds Combined Court 24th July with the decision given yesterday at approximately 4pm.  As many Press have … Continue reading

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Judicial Review – Judgement reserved.

BBC News Online, BBC Look North, BBC Radio Sheffield Bigger at Breakfast, Yorkshire Post and many more media outlets have covered the Judicial Review that took place at Leeds Combined Court yesterday, 24th July 2012. Campaign members were present to support … Continue reading

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Rumours and the Truth

The letter reproduced below first appeared here, Doncaster Free Press Letters page on Thursday July 5th. A waste of our taxpayers’ cash? I READ with interest ‘Mayor faces judge over library cuts’ on page 2 of the Doncaster Free Press on … Continue reading

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Worrying Bias in Local Media

If one was to only read Doncaster’s local paper ‘The Free Press’, one would believe the population of Doncaster is all for the destruction of the Library Service.  Indeed it seems every week there are grinning volunteers gleefully extolling the … Continue reading

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Mayor refuses to save Denaby and Carcroft Libraries.

The news on BBC Radio Sheffield this morning has revealed that Mayor Davies has refused the proposed amendment to his budget which would fund the re-opening of Denaby and Carcroft libraries, and would also fund a paid member of staff in … Continue reading

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We NEED your help – Legal Aid to match

Efforts to match the Legal Aid funding awarded to our brave resident heading our fight for justice through the Courts, have begun. A hardy group of campaigners stood outside Doncasters’ fantastic Markets to inform and enable people to drop cash … Continue reading

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SAVE DONCASTER LIBRARIES AND JUDICIAL REVIEW

Save Doncaster Libraries is finally able to reveal the results of some weeks of negotiation, discussion and research, to reveal that we will be fully supporting LEGAL ACTION against Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council regarding the actions they have undertaken against … Continue reading

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DMBC Must Take Equalities Duties Seriously

Many congratulations to our fellow campaigners in Somerset and Gloucestershire, who have won their Judicial Reviews. Voices for the Library report: Gloucestershire and Somerset library campaigners heard today that they have won their claim over library cuts and closures. The … Continue reading

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Cllr Kevin Rodgers Warns Mayor About Judicial Review

Councillor Kevin Rodgers was interviewed by BBC Radio Sheffield on Thursday 21st July. You can listen to the interview here. The Mayor of Doncaster Peter Davies is being urged to put a decision on whether to shut 14 libraries on … Continue reading

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