Monthly Archives: March 2012

“MORE MISLEADING INFORMATION FROM COUNTY COUNCIL” – FRIENDS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE LIBRARIES COMMENT ON LIBRARY STRATEGY CONSULTATION

MEDIA RELEASE by Johanna Anderson & John Holland on behalf of FoGL Gloucestershire County Council yesterday released its report on the libraries consultation. Council Leader Cllr Hawthorne claims it was a “thorough” exercise. Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries maintain that it was … Continue reading

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Cabinet Meeting 5 April 2012

The cabinet meeting of Thursday 5 April 2012 will make decisions about the ‘new’ strategy for library services.  The meeting will start at 10am and the proposed venue is the Council Chamber – Shire Hall, Gloucester. Jo Grills has confirmed that … Continue reading

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Library Budget cuts are double the amount admitted by GCC – letter to the press

John Holland  has today (5 March 2012) written to the press Dear Editor, According to its own figures, Gloucestershire County Council is currently planning cuts to its Library Service of £1.8 million representing 25.7% of its budget, although £1 million … Continue reading

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