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Notice of Withdrawal Submitted by Lincoln City Libraries

This is to certify to the membership of the Pioneer Consortium that today president Laureen Riedesel received from Lincoln City Libraries a notice of withdrawal, with April 30, 2015 as Lincoln City Libraries’ last day of membership, in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.12 of the Pioneer Consortium Joint Entity Agreement.  6 more words


Library staff wade through Fifty Shades of Grey

Monmouthshire County Council library staff will be busy for a week or so as they ascertain how many times books from the Fifty Shades of Grey series by EL James have been borrowed by Monmouthshire’s residents. 453 more words

Council Business

Our budget proposals – honouring ethical commitments and raising money in fair way

Councillor Sian Berry writes:

The council’s ‘Camden Challenge’ is asking for ideas to raise money and cut costs in the face of a dramatic cut to central government grants to local councils. 537 more words

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Income Inequality and Poverty - Is everyone getting their fair share?

By Kirsten de Keyser
Political blogger and campaigner

On Tuesday 9 December the OECD, the west’s leading economic think tank, dismissed the concept of trickle-down economics as it found that the UK economy would have been more than 20% bigger had the gap between rich and poor not widened since the 1980s. 363 more words

Council Business

A Christmas thank you from the Chief Executive

Someone reminded me the other day that if you are lucky, you get about 80 goes at this Christmas thing so don’t waste too many. If you are reading this you have probably used up well in excess of 20 already so do your best to make this one special for yourself and the people that you care most about. 394 more words

Council Business

December Bowmore Newsletter Now Online

Another info-packed Bowmore newsletter is now available online.

Bowmore News December 2014

Did You Know?

Up-to-date calendar updates – INCLUDING THE 10-DAY CYCLES  – are always available online on our School Council website at  35 more words


Sian Berry: a motion to help community centres and libraries

By Sian Berry, Green Councillor for Highgate ward.

At Monday’s full council meeting, Councillor Flick Rea and I have proposed in a motion that the Council should set up a reserve fund to help community centres and libraries stay open and keep providing vital services. 579 more words

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