‘Spring Hill Library will remain open!’

A petition of over 2,500 signatures was presented by library campaigners to Ladywood Councillors to demand that Spring Hill Library remain open. In a matter of six week the Friends of Spring Hill Library have held two well attended public meetings and organised weekly petitioning sessions after first learning that Spring Hill Library was under…

Spring Hill Library Victory

Originally posted on Birmingham Against The Cuts:
Councillors at the Ladywood District Committee announced they had dropped plans to close Spring Hill Library due to the strength of opposition shown by the local community. This is a stunning victory for campaigners who have been collecting names for their petition, organising public meetings, and lobbying councillors…

West Heath needs a library!

Originally posted on communitiesagainstthecuts:
Closed permanently? A well-attended consultation meeting took place in Hamstead House yesterday, regarding the future of the West Heath library. The presentation was given by Richard Davis, the head of the Northfield District, and the three Northfield Councillors were also present; Randal Brew (Tory – up for election in May, Brett…