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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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Foul Play in Doncaster Council

Our fears have been confirmed; the officer in charge of executing the library cuts has been involved in unpublicised meetings with parish council leaders and the Mayor of Bawtry, in which demands have been made by DMBC for parish councils … Continue reading

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Next Time Vote Libraries

An article from The Star reports that the three Conservative councillors who voted for library closures and cuts despite being ordered not to by their party whip, have not been disciplined. THREE Doncaster Tories have escaped punishment after they went … Continue reading

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Disciplinary Action for Tory Councillors

This article is on the front page of today’s Star: “THREE Tory Doncaster Council cabinet members could face disciplinary action for refusing to support the party line on library closures. Deputy mayor Coun Patricia Schofield, cabinet member for neighbourhoods Coun … Continue reading

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Fighting Back Against the Cuts

The Star has covered the library cuts in an article quoting several Doncaster councillors, who describe the proposals as “Draconian”, “philistine” and saying that the council “do not appear to have any idea what the effect will be on the … Continue reading

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Shocking Libraries News

Some Save Doncaster Libraries campaigners were in the town centre this weekend, asking for the public to sign the petition against library cuts. They were reliably informed of the latest news from Doncaster Council surrounding libraries: At least another nine … Continue reading

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Support from Rt Hon Caroline Flint MP

Ms Caroline Flint is supportive of the Save Doncaster Libraries campaign.  Below is a word for word Copy of a letter sent to Save Doncaster Libraries campaigner Ms Lauren Smith, in response to her email requesting support from local MP … Continue reading

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They Work For You!

It is important that local councillors and MPs know about the proposed library closures and how damaging they would be to communities and individuals. They will only find out about it if people write to them, either by email or … Continue reading

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