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The Bookworm Turns: Lies, Damn Lies, Library Cuts and Council Pledges

I note today that fierce and vocal defender of our libraries, The Bookworm Turns, has a new post up in the wake of the furore over the recent news that six of our treasured institutions are to be closed. The … Continue reading

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Who knows where the time goes?

It really doesn’t seem like five minutes since I last wished all you readers a merry Christmas and a very happy new year. This last one has been an interesting and engaging time for me with the Brownhills Blog. I’ve … Continue reading

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The library revolt continues…

Sorry folks, I tried to post a link to this story this morning, but mobile internet failed and the article was mangled by cycberspace. It seems that those who feel strongly about the attack on learning and culture in Walsall … Continue reading

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From ‘The Bookworm Turns’: Remember Fahrenheit 451? Stand united in Walsall on Destruction Day – 17 November

Today, ‘The Bookworm Turns‘ posted a very important message to the people of Walsall. I reproduce some of it here, but for the full glory, pop over and see the entire post for yourself. The Brownhills Blog stands shoulder to … Continue reading

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Essential reading from ‘The Bookworm Turns’ – On the eve of destruction

I note this evening that The Bookworm Turns has published another excellent, bang on the money post about the state of Leisure Services and more particularly the fate of Walsall’s beleaguered libraries. As I’ve said before, we need to get … Continue reading

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The Bookworm turns…

Heads up, folks. I noted today from the excellent YamYam that there’s a new blog on the block, and it’s rather important. You’ll remember that recently, I was horrified to hear our apparently charmless Councill Leader Mike Bird stick the … Continue reading

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