Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Save Newcastle Libraries Now!

Due to budget cuts, Newcastle Council plans to close ten of the city's eighteen libraries and reduce staffing levels at the service's flagship City Library.

The council plans to close the following libraries in June 2013:

  • Blakelaw
  • Cruddas Park
  • Denton Burn
  • Dinnington
  • Fawdon
  • Fenham
  • High Heaton
  • Jesmond
  • Moorside
  • Newbiggin Hall
Save Newcastle Libraries ,who are spearheading the opposition to the cuts, have set up a petition which can be signed HERE

Lee Hall author of Billy Elliot and local crime writer Ann Cleeves will be speaking at a public meeting organised by Save Newcastle Libraries on Wednesday 9th January.

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