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Hove’s Grade 2 Listed, again threatened, Carnegie-endowed gem of a library building

24.1.18…..Cash-strapped councils are seemingly oblivious to the fact that this country suffers from a 20% level of functional illiteracy.  Instead of seeing them as a drain on resources, libraries should be seen as important resources in themselves which Britain needs … Continue reading

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George Street Hove – a Target area for Thieves

4.11.17…..In the run-up to Christmas the police usually put out a public appeal about burglary and theft dangers, but I wonder if they will this year.  They have begged the Government for help but instead their numbers are cut, resources … Continue reading

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The Hove Library Report to Policy & Resources is now online with the “business case” for selling it

8 June 2016…..Here is the Business case for selling Hove Library, building a 250 sq metre extension on the back of Hove Museum and then combining both the Museum function and just 40% of the current Carnegie service in the … Continue reading

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Hove Library: Just plugging into this story? Read up on it here

29.4.16….There will be many in the city (and maybe beyond too) for whom the growing attack, savaging, closure of Carnegie-endowed libraries by Local Authority Councils is only now impinging on consciousness.  The growing attention on the one Hove possesses – … Continue reading

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The public ruthlessly betrayed. Closure of the Carnegie Library is all but a done deal.

13.3.16…..The Library Plan, which follows on from, and includes, the results of the public consultation on cuts to the citywide Library service, was presented to the Economic Development & Culture Committee on Thursday, 10th March, for agreement.  More respondents than … Continue reading

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