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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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A Real Alternative to Library Closures and Volunteers

The Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 28th September is scheduled to cover the results of the consultation exercise and revised Library Review proposals. The library service has been talking to community groups and we expect to hear how these discussions have … Continue reading

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Not the C-Word! Library Closures “Nonsense”

In February this year, the Museums Libraries and Archives Council told Doncaster Council that they shouldn’t use the word ‘closure’ when talking about the cuts in funding and, well…closing libraries. Instead, the council has tried very hard to avoid the … Continue reading

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ICT costs – tell us the whole story

This post is from Gill Johnson and explores the issue of the hidden ICT costs associated with library cuts and closures in Doncaster. It is apparent that the promised savings to be made from cutting council funding to 14 libraries … Continue reading

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