Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gloucestershire County Council and the Digital Divide

Nearly 9 million people in the UK have never used the internet before. According to Race Online 2012 4 million of those are amongst the most disadvantaged : 39 % are over 65 38 % are unemployed 18 % are … Continue reading

Posted in Councillor Noble, Gloucestershire Libraries News | 3 Comments

The Library Campaign Conference

On Saturday 22nd October, library campaigners from across the country met at the University of London to share ideas and experiences, and discuss ways forward in the fight to save our libraries. The conference, co-organised by Voices for the Library and The Library … Continue reading

Posted in Gloucestershire Libraries News, Good News Stories, meeting, Service Cuts, The National Picture of Cuts | 1 Comment

“Should the mobile library be cut, it will be the end of a lifetime’s education”

A great letter by mobile library user Judy Monger appeared in the local press, and is reproduced (with Judy’s permission) below: Dear Editor,   The lady over the road from me has been a regular user of the Mobile Library … Continue reading

Posted in letters, Service Cuts | 4 Comments