book2book

  booktrade.info

Search Booktrade.info:  


Wednesday 24th September

Book2book Home Book Trade News Trade Announcements Bestseller Lists About Booktrade.info

Newcastle Libraries Are Saved From The Axe

Posted at 11:03AM Monday 24 Mar 2014

Fenham Library is one of 10 centres that were put at risk by budget cuts at Newcastle City Council, but it will re-open today thanks to a partnership scheme with Your Homes Newcastle.

It will be followed in the coming weeks by High Heaton, Denton Burn, Cruddas Park, which have been saved by a partnership with Newcastle College.

Newcastle College principal Carole Kitching said: "We are delighted that we have been able to work with the council to save these libraries from closure. Community groups have worked hard with us to ensure that we can offer the services that local people want.

"As a college, we are passionate about promoting literacy and a love of learning. "

The partnership with the city council will see the college and council library staff working side by side, to secure the future of these wonderful facilities."

chroniclelive.co.uk




Get book trade news by email

Daily book trade headlines and breaking publishing news by email - just £3 a month. Click on the Subscribe button below to sign up now

Find out more


Search the news archive:
 






More Book Trade News

2014 US Salary Survey
www.publishersweekly.com

While digital has disrupted much of the industry, some characteristics of the workforce remain the same

Penguin Random House Canada Merges Distribution
www.publishersweekly.com

Change will result in "some job loss" for employees

Perseus Restructures International Sales Teams
www.publishersweekly.com

The Perseus Books Group is integrating its London and New York sales teams

National Children's Bureau Sells Publishing Arm To Jessica Kingsley
www.civilsociety.co.uk

Formal partnership will continue between the two

Comic David Mitchell Rails At Amazon's 'cynical ... Life-crushing' Business Style
www.theguardian.com

Addressing the Booksellers Association conference, Mitchell hit out at the US company's business model and its tax arrangements

Downton's Kindle Ads Are 'Ruining The Show'
www.dailymail.co.uk

Drama's chiefs under fire for featuring actors with modern devices on 1920s set

Account Sign-In

Most Popular Stories

  1. Serpent's Tail To Publish New Short Stories And Novella By Pulitzer Prize Winning David Gates
  2. Ebook Piracy Becomes A Top Concern
  3. Buckingham Palace Orders Crackdown On Memoirs By Royal Staff
  4. English PEN defends Hilary Mantel
  5. FBF 14: Big Books The U.S. Agencies Are Selling At The Fair
  6. Amazon Allegedly Snubs Pro-Hachette Authors For Secret Weekend Retreat
  7. German Amazon Workers On Strike
  8. NAIBA 2014: Taking On Amazon
  9. Specsavers and Penguin team up in 'choose the plot' promotion
  10. Pay The Writer