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Act quickly, Carnegie library campaigners urge

Library campaigners are urging supporters of the Carnegie library in Herne Hill to act quickly to comment on a planning application to convert the Grade II...

GLL submits plans for Carnegie gym

Lambeth council’s leisure provider GLL has submitted its plans for a gym in the basement of the Carnegie library in Herne Hill and the...

Student of the year award for Carnegie library occupier

A young woman who was one of the occupiers of the Carnegie library in Herne Hill earlier this year has won a top award...

Council pledges ‘formal and detailed’ Carnegie consultations

Plans for the future of the Carnegie library in Herne Hill will be on display from tomorrow in the nearby St Saviour’s Church on...

Carnegie trust won’t back council library planning application

The Carnegie Community Trust (CCT), one of two organisations bidding to take over the Carnegie library in Herne Hill, has said it cannot support...

Library campaigners summon ghosts of Carnegie past

The future of Herne Hill's Carnegie library continues to provoke controversy as local residents contest its future. Campaigners will tomorrow (9 July) mark with a...

Library campaigners protest at the Rec

Lambeth library campaigners protested outside Brixton Rec this evening to demand answers on the future of borough libraries from both Lambeth council and its leisure provider...

Pop up library in the park challenges council’s plans

Local residents kept up their fight to keep the Carnegie library in Herne Hill open as a stand-alone library by mounting a “pop-up” open...

Two months on – thoughts of a Carnegie local

As Lambeth council mounts a brief exhibition about the future of its Carnegie library, Megan Roberts, whose earlier posts on the Blog about Lambeth...

Council leader Peck hits back at library claims

Lambeth council leader Lib Peck has hit back at library campaigners who accused the council of wasting thousands of pounds on security for the...

Shakespeare inspires library protesters

Friends of Carnegie Library will mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare and the fifteenth day since the protest occupation of the...

Evicted Carnegie tenants accuse ‘shameful’ council

Twenty small businesses who have been barred from their offices in the Carnegie library have accused Lambeth council of behaving shamefully and threatening their...

Rebel libraries councillor speaks out

A Brixton councillor and former Lambeth council cabinet member who broke ranks with the ruling Labour group of the council over its libraries policy...

Library campaigners say council is now under greater pressure

Lambeth council is under far greater pressure over its libraries policy than it was before the 10-day occupation of the Carnegie library in Herne...

Thousands march in library protest

Thousands of supporters of the Defend The Ten Lambeth libraries campaign rallied in Windrush Square today (9 April) after marching there from the Carnegie...

Community and country rally round Carnegie occupation

People occupying the Carnegie library in Herne Hill are becoming a focus for other groups campaigning against austerity policies. They have been visited by striking...

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