Lincolnshire libraries consultation event branded ‘shallow and hollow

July 30, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

Campaigners attending a consultation into library service cuts held yesterday in Skegness left angry and frustrated, fearing their input would have no effect on the final decision. Lincolnshire County Council said it had hosted the event to seek public views on its proposals to ‘redesign’ the service to save £2 million from its budget. But many who attended Monday’s meeting at The Storehouse felt their calls to rethink the cut backs and closures had fallen […]

New Library Service for Irby and Bratoft

May 8, 2013 Spilsby Online 0

A new library service is making it easier for a local community to borrow books in Irby in the Marsh and Bratoft. The service, which is to be run by volunteers from the local community, is due to be launched on 11 May at the Irby and Bratoft Village Hall. Lincolnshire County Council has provided a collection of 300 library books for the new service, which is open to the community.  In addition, readers are […]