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Tag: Lambeth Libraries

GLL chief replies to union accusations

Mark Sesnan, managing director of GLL, the organisation that runs Lambeth council’s leisure services and is set to turn three of its libraries into...

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...

Lambeth library staff vote to strike

Union members working for Lambeth libraries have voted by 88.5% of a 57% turnout to strike against the council’s plans for their future. Their union...

Unison ballots all Lambeth library staff for strike action

Strike Action ballots have been sent by Unison, the trade union, to all library staff in response to the council's proposals. The Union says...

Libraries ‘staff mutual’ not ruled out

Lambeth council libraries management team are to be given a budget to develop their plan to run the borough’s ten libraries as a “staff...

New Lambeth library consultation complaint

Forms for the Lambeth council consultation on the future of Tate South Lambeth Library (TSL) ran out at the library after four days and...

Hundreds demonstrate in protest at Lambeth libraries plans

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrL1ZyPea8I   Hundreds demonstrated in Lambeth on Saturday 7 November against the council’s latest Library proposals. The rally assembled at Tate Brixton Library and then marched to...

Lambeth statement on library plans

Jane Edbrooke, the Lambeth council cabinet member responsible for libraries, explains the reasoning behind council policies.   Since 2010 the Government has forced Lambeth council to...

Writer Toby Litt rallies against Lambeth’s library cuts

Toby Litt, a Lambeth resident, writer and lecturer in Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, has written an open letter imploring  Councillor Jane Edbrooke to reconsider Lambeth's...

UNISON calls on Lambeth council to rethink gym libraries

Lambeth Council's announcements last week that three of Lambeth's libraries were to house private gym facilities with reduced library services has been met with...

Lambeth libraries to double up as gyms

In proposals revealed on Friday, Lambeth Council announced its intention to keep Brixton's Minet Library, along with the Carniege Library and Tate South Library, open...

Lambeth Heritage Festival returns for a third year

Local people, past and present, will be celebrated with a varied month-long programme of activities in and around Brixton this September, as the Lambeth...

Celebrate Lambeth playwrights at Brixton Library this weekend

This weekend local theatre company Sixteenfeet Productions and Lambeth Libraries present First Draft, a new writing festival on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th June taking place...

Local artists and cultural leaders respond to Lambeth’s culture cuts

Lambeth's Culture 2020 proposals see a diminishing pot of money funding a diminishing collection of public cultural resources. If fulfilled the proposals would see...

Minet Library users gather to oppose Culture 2020 proposal

Users, supporters and friends of Brixton's Minet Library on Knatchbull Road gathered last night to oppose Lambeth Council's proposal to close the library and...

Free workshops and competition for budding Brixton playwrights

Local theatre company Sixteenfeet Productions are teaming up with Brixton Library to present three free play writing workshops as part of the twelfth Lambeth Readers and...

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