Back in March 2016 Lambeth council issued an information / disinformation piece headed: "What is happening to Lambeth libraries.?" At the time News From Crystal Palace wrote a spoof version of it. We thought we'd posted it. Here, better late than never, - and updated - is the UNOFFICIAL version. What is happening to Lambeth … Continue reading WHAT IS HAPPENING TO LAMBETH LIBRARIES? MARCH 2016
For the sake of balance News From Crystal Palace reproduces the press release issued by Lambeth on yesterday's re-opening. Whoever wrote it is a mystery as no department has put their name to it. Again, for the sake of balance, comments in bold are the responses by News From Crystal Palace. Carnegie Library reopens Written … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY RE-OPENING: THE OFFICIAL VIEW FROM LAMBETH (BY AN ANONYMOUS CORRESPONDENT)
A Freedom of Information request from campaigner Matt Reynolds about staffing the Carnegie library Herne Hill has produced the following response from Lambeth council: Question: Will these customer care staff be employed directly by the council, by contractors or by GLL? These customer care staff will not be employed directly by the council, but will … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: RULES FOR NON-LIBRARY STAFF AT CARNEGIE HERNE HILL
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?