Tag: carnegie library

Library campaigners challenge GLL

Vauxhall MP Kate Hoey and Pastor Lorraine Jones, director of the Dwayne Simpson Foundation, are two prominent local figures to have signed an appeal...

MP says main use of Carnegie must be as a library

Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes has said that it is clear to her that “the main and dominant use” of the Carnegie...

Library campaigners rally in Herne Hill

Lambeth libraries campaigners gathered outside Herne Hill station this morning in the hope of confronting Labour party members due to assemble there to campaign...

Inside the Carnegie sit-in

Megan Roberts, whose Ode to Carnegie Library moved so many people, reports from the library sit-in Don't miss her pictures at the end of the...

‘This is not the council’s library to close’ say Carnegie occupiers

A candlelight vigil to mourn the passing of the Carnegie Library by campaigners and residents last night turned into an occupation of the building,...

Vigils will mark library closures

Supporters will this week mark the closure of two Lambeth libraries – and their determination to maintain the opposition to it –  with children's...

Closing library wins cash to aid those most in need

Lambeth council’s Carnegie library in Herne Hill – due to close on 1 April – has been awarded a share of £60,000 to help...

A sense of belonging in Loughborough Junction

  Claire, a Loughborough Junction resident, explains the human cost of public sector cuts I have a wonderful life but I also suffer mild anxiety, fear change and...

Carnegie Library – the issues

Megan Roberts addresses a letter to councillors and the community about the imminent closure of Carnegie library Dear Editor, I’ve continued to mull on the impossibility...

New strike over library plans

Library campaigners and unions representing library staff are continuing their fight against Lambeth council’s plans for its libraries. Members of the trade union Unison are...

Ode to Carnegie Library

What will Feets and I do if it’s a gym? Megan Roberts on why a library is so much more than a shelf of books We...

Lambeth honours librarian whose job is due to disappear

A Lambeth librarian whose job is due to disappear at the end of this month was yesterday (23 February) presented with a Lambeth council...

Campaigning for Carnegie Library on National Libraries Day

Hundreds of local residents descended upon the much-loved Carnegie Library in Herne Hill on Saturday 6th February for National Libraries Day to show their...

National Libraries Day celebrations in Brixton and across Lambeth

Saturday 6 February marks annual National Libraries Day where local libraries all over the UK host a national day of fun and educational events...

New court battle looms for council

Lambeth council faces another embarrassing court case as library campaigners plan to seek a judicial review of its decision-making and consultation of residents. The High...

No gyms, Jim! say protesters

Lambeth council’s cabinet committee last night voted through its controversial plans to put gyms in libraries amid rowdy scenes as protesters were locked out of...

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