Monthly Archives: April 2012

Liberal Democrats “Call-in” GCC’s Library Strategy

We are pleased to have been informed that the local Liberal Democrat Group have lodged a legal challenge, known as a “call-in”, on the county’s “new” library strategy.  Those of you who have been following our progress since we first … Continue reading

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Whitewash – Councillor Noble is let off Misconduct Charge – Again!

FRIENDS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE LIBRARIES MEDIA RELEASE Monday 16 APRIL 2012 by John Holland Gloucestershire County Council announced on Friday 12 April 2012 that County Councillor Antonia Noble had not breached the council’s Code of Conduct. (Decision notice attached). Friends of … Continue reading

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Cynical and highly misleading – Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries comment on Gloucestershire County Council’s ‘new’ library strategy

MEDIA RELEASE FROM FRIENDS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE LIBRARIES               2 APRIL 2012 by John Holland Friends of Gloucestershire Libraries (FoGL), the campaign group which took Gloucestershire County Council (GCC) to the High Court, finds the … Continue reading

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A desperate plea from a Gloucestershire community to Council Leader Mark Hawthorne

Once again we are finding ourselves in the position of having to provide some balance to the spin coming from Gloucestershire County Council. Given what has appeared in the unquestioning press over the last few days you would be forgiven … Continue reading

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