Category Archives: Petitions

Proposed Library Cuts – Open Letter to Wolverhampton Council Chief Executive

Dear Mr Warren, On Jan 8th Cabinet will meet to agree the latest budget proposals. These proposals will see Wolverhampton’s library service decimated. We are sending this letter to you in order to put on record for a second time … Continue reading

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Devastating week ahead

On Monday 6th January our city’s librarians will attend a briefing meeting at which Wolverhampton Council’s latest proposals will be presented. On 8th January Cabinet will meet and rubber stamp the proposals which have passed through a vague and irrelevant … Continue reading

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Our libraries are the hearts of our communities

Our libraries are the hearts of our communities…. how many times did we hear that said last year? It was often followed with, ‘And the librarians are the heart of the libraries.’ How sad that the Citywide Libraries Action Group … Continue reading

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Devastating News

The news released from Wolverhampton Council on Wednesday is a devastating blow to the city’s library service. Last year’s campaign to save and protect library services in our city was supported by thousands of residents and library users. The campaign … Continue reading

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Wolverhampton’s Libraries – a final tribute

The Citywide Libraries and Community Centres Action Group would like to thank all those who helped and contributed last year when such strenuous efforts were made in Wolverhampton to save our libraries and librarians. Ultimately there were winners and losers. … Continue reading

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Warstones Public Meeting Jan 11th

A public meeting about the future of Warstones Resource Centre will be held at 2pm on January 11th Committee Room 3 Wolverhampton Civic Centre. So far the opposition to the Council’s plans for Warstones has been massive. The public petition … Continue reading

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Older People’s Services – WARSTONES WORKS!

Wolverhampton Council’s plans to create ‘community hubs’ have met with overwhelming opposition across the city. This website has focussed on the effect of ‘hubs’ on libraries and community centres. However, other services are affected and we would like to continue … Continue reading

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Update

Members of Wolverhampton City Council’s Cabinet met on Wednesday December 5, 2012, and approved proposals to create a series of community hubs across the city. The proposals were subsequently “called in” by the Conservative opposition , meaning they will be considered … Continue reading

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My Library

My Library by Varda One   It’s only a room with shelves and books, but it’s far more magical than it looks. It’s a jet on which I soar to lands that exist no more. Or a key with which I … Continue reading

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Never doubt….

Never doubt that a thoughtful group of citizens can change the world. Thank you to all who have supported us and inspired us as we have worked to protect our libraries and community centres. So happy for our ‘saved’ libraries … Continue reading

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