Campaign to Support Community Libraries: Sparkhill

SATURDAY 25 JUNE 11 a.m. The next venue in our leafleting campaign to support Birmingham’s community libraries is outside  Sparkhill Library on Saturday 25  June between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.. The aim is to raise public awareness that all of these libraries are under threat in the current review of local services by Birmingham City Council,…

West Heath Rally 9th April

– by Bob Whitehead Yesterday’s rally calling for the re-building of West Heath library on its old site was successful. After the years of delay, the broken promises and a fruitless appeal to the cabinet member responsible, a despondent and low attendance seemed likely.  However, as it turned out, there were about 50 people present,…

Rally at West Heath, Sat 9th April 11.00-12.30

The next stop in our campaign to support Birmingham’s community libraries is a rally at West Heath. As we pointed out last week​, all of these libraries  are under threat in the current review of local services by Birmingham City Council, which is seeking to make substantial cuts to all of its budgets. ​The fact…

Community Libraries Campaign: Kents Moat Library

Dear supporters, please join us this Saturday. We are campaigning to support Birmingham’s community libraries, which are under threat in the current review of local services by Birmingham City Council, which is seeking to make substantial cuts to all of its budgets. We will be holding leafleting sessions at individual libraries to raise public awareness,…

West Heath Needs its Library!

Download the flyer for the protest outside the site of the old West Heath library on April 9th at 11am: West Heath needs its library A word or two of explanation for non-West Heathens. The photo on the flyer is the boarded up site of the old library which was demolished a year or so…