TWO LIBRARIES IN LAMBETH BEING FUNDED ON A ‘MONTH BY MONTH’ BASIS – from OUTSIDE the council’s libraries budget, say campaigners

Two of Lambeth's libraries are being funded from OUTSIDE the council's libraries budget - on a month-by-month basis, say Friends of Carnegie Library. The astonishing claim is that both the Durning library at 167 Kennington Lane, SE11 and Tate South Lambeth library at 180 South Lambeth Rd, Vauxhall, SW8 - two of four libraries which Lambeth wanted to … Continue reading TWO LIBRARIES IN LAMBETH BEING FUNDED ON A ‘MONTH BY MONTH’ BASIS – from OUTSIDE the council’s libraries budget, say campaigners

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LAMBETH LEAFLET “GROSSLY MISLEADING” SAY LIBRARY FRIENDS* – “ONE ROOM IN CARNEGIE WOULD CONTAIN 18,000 BOOKS LEAVING VERY LITTLE ROOM FOR PEOPLE”

A Lambeth council leaflet being delivered to homes in the area has been slammed as "grossly misleading" by the Friends of Carnegie Library. The Friends say Lambeth's current plans would not provide a viable library or a viable gym. The library would not have sufficient space, staffing or hours to attract enough users to justify … Continue reading LAMBETH LEAFLET “GROSSLY MISLEADING” SAY LIBRARY FRIENDS* – “ONE ROOM IN CARNEGIE WOULD CONTAIN 18,000 BOOKS LEAVING VERY LITTLE ROOM FOR PEOPLE”

IS THIS THE BIGGEST LOAD OF TOSH PRODUCED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL – EVER?

This leaflet from Lambeth council is being sent to people living near to Carnegie library Herne Hill. The leaflet - produced after Lambeth turned down an appeal by the Carnegie Library Association to take over the running of the library -  says: There will be "Experienced customer care staff" instead of librarians who will be … Continue reading IS THIS THE BIGGEST LOAD OF TOSH PRODUCED BY LAMBETH COUNCIL – EVER?

LAMBETHWATCH – TREES FELLED AT CARNEGIE

Trees in the back garden of the Carnegie library, Herne Hill were felled this morning. One library campaigner told News From Crystal Palace: "Just been over. "Devastating. "The trees are all gone. "I walked right in and took a small section of a trunk. "I spoke to the Forcia guy who I think knows what an … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – TREES FELLED AT CARNEGIE

CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST CRITICISE NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE

CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST CRITICISE NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE   The secretive Carnegie Community Trust have criticised News From Crystal Palace in a lengthy statement which covers just over five A4-sized pages on their website. Written by one of the self-elected trustees, Phil Isaac, the part which criticises us says: 1. The Genesis of the Project … Continue reading CARNEGIE COMMUNITY TRUST CRITICISE NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE

SUMMER OF LOVE REVISITED THIS SATURDAY 12.15pm / 1.30pm / SORTING OFFICE CLOSURE PROTEST SATURDAY 2.30pm

SUMMER OF LOVE REVISITED THIS SATURDAY 12.15pm / 1.30pm / SORTING OFFICE CLOSURE PROTEST SATURDAY 2.30pm Friends of Carnegie Library (Herne Hill) and the local Time Bank are hosting a 'Summer of Love revisited' picnic,1.30-4.30pm in Milkwood Community Park, Milkwood Rd, SE24 0HZ ( adjoining junction of Heron & Lowden Roads) - not far from library. … Continue reading SUMMER OF LOVE REVISITED THIS SATURDAY 12.15pm / 1.30pm / SORTING OFFICE CLOSURE PROTEST SATURDAY 2.30pm

YOU COULDN'T MAKE IT UP……….FAKE LIBRARY NEWS FROM LAMBETH LABOUR

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten ask: Were they pushing against themselves?   This amazing piece of tripe has gone through some doors - but not all - in the Herne Hill area. As regular readers will know it's the Friends of Carnegie Library, the Friends of Lambeth Libraries, Defend the Ten, library users, library supporters - … Continue reading YOU COULDN'T MAKE IT UP……….FAKE LIBRARY NEWS FROM LAMBETH LABOUR

CARNEGIE LIBRARY TRUSTEES COULD QUIT IF BASEMENT EXCAVATION GOES AHEAD

CARNEGIE LIBRARY TRUSTEES COULD QUIT IF BASEMENT EXCAVATION GOES AHEAD Members of the secretive Carnegie Community Trust which is set to take control of Carnegie library Herne Hill could walk away if work starts on excavating the building's basement to make way for an unwanted and controversial gym. The amazing revelation came at a public … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY TRUSTEES COULD QUIT IF BASEMENT EXCAVATION GOES AHEAD

CARNEGIE LIBRARY SITUATION DESCENDS INTO FARCE Secret Community Trust say Lambeth gave them £100,000 – but Lambeth say it’s £39,000……..

CARNEGIE LIBRARY SITUATION DESCENDS INTO FARCE Secret Community Trust say Lambeth gave them £100,000 - but Lambeth say it's £39,000........ The tragi-comedy surrounding the Carnegie library at Herne Hill has descended into utter farce this week with the secret Labour-dominated Carnegie Community Trust saying Lambeth council have given them £100,000. Butr a Freedom of Information request … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY SITUATION DESCENDS INTO FARCE Secret Community Trust say Lambeth gave them £100,000 – but Lambeth say it’s £39,000……..

A MESSAGE TO THE REAL CARNEGIE LIBRARY COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS FROM NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE (AS ‘LABOUR GROUP’ ADMITS THEY WERE TOLD IN ADVANCE THEY HAD WON)  

A MESSAGE TO THE REAL CARNEGIE LIBRARY COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS FROM NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE (AS 'LABOUR GROUP' ADMITS THEY WERE TOLD IN ADVANCE THEY HAD WON)   DON'T GIVE UP DON'T GIVE UP DON'T GIVE UP   The real community supporters of Carnegie library, Herne Hill will still be reeling / gutted / utterly horrified … Continue reading A MESSAGE TO THE REAL CARNEGIE LIBRARY COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS FROM NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE (AS ‘LABOUR GROUP’ ADMITS THEY WERE TOLD IN ADVANCE THEY HAD WON)