Monthly Archives: January 2011

29th Jan Library Protests

Yesterday’s protest at the Central Library was a great success, bringing together library campaigners and various local activists from across Doncaster, library workers, trade unionists and others who are enraged by the plans to shut down 14 of our local libraries. … Continue reading

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Throw the book at Con-Dem cultural vandals! says John Westmoreland

Ed Miliband has rightly called the Con-Dems’ decision to close up to 350 libraries ‘cultural vandalism’. He got the phrase from children’s author Alan Gibbons who has achieved widespread support for his work in building a national campaign to oppose … Continue reading

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Bawtry Public Meeting!!!

Bawtry Library is on Doncaster Council’s list for Closure. There will be a public meeting at 7.00 pm on Wednesday 2nd February at the PHOENIX THEATRE, Station Road, Bawtry.  The Doncaster Mayor Peter Davies and Cabinet Member Cynthia Ransome will attend. … Continue reading

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DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE CUTS Saturday 19th February, Mansion House

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Sat 29th Jan: Libraries Day of Action

Next Saturday, 29th January, will be a day of protest against Doncaster Council’s plan to wipe out around half of our libraries. The Save Our Libraries group, which was initially campaigning against the original 3 planned closures, has been petitioning … Continue reading

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Good News/Bad News about Doncaster Libraries

UNISON were informed today that Cantley and Conisborough libraries are to be removed from the list for closure. Although this can be seen as 2 steps in the right direction, there are still 12 libraries at risk, so we need … Continue reading

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Join The Tuc National Demonstration SAT 26 MARCH

NO FEES • NO SACKINGS • MAKE THE BANKERS PAY SAT 26 MARCH 11.00am Victoria Embankment, Central London for march and rally at Hyde Park This event can turn the tide against the cuts and signal the end of the ConDem Coalition … Continue reading

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