24 April 2018
Workers in Bromley’s libraries have returned to work, after an indefinite strike over pay and outsourcing.
14 February 2017
More than 100 library campaigners packed a council planning committee meeting in Lambeth, south London, last Tuesday.
08 November 2016
Up to 2,000 people marched in central London today, Saturday, to defend libraries, museums and galleries under threat from cuts.
01 November 2016
Over a quarter of a million people in the West Midlands could be left with no art gallery, youth services or museums and just one library out of 16 in four years time.
23 August 2016
Around 80 campaigners protested in Lewisham, south east London, last Saturday against the Labour council’s cuts to the library service.
26 July 2016
Library campaigners blocked roads and library entrances to prevent the books being removed from three of Lambeth’s closed libraries in south London last Saturday.
14 June 2016
Library workers in Barnet, north London, walked out for three days from Monday. The Unison union members are resisting the Tory council’s plans to outsource the library service.
07 June 2016
Barnet council library workers in north London were set to strike for three days from Monday of next week against the Tory council’s plans to outsource the library service.
24 May 2016
The battle to save libraries is hotting up.
GALLERY - Striking library workers and supporters march against cuts in Lewisham
21 May 2016
Over 350 people marched against library cuts in Lewisham today, Saturday, as a strike shut four of the south London borough's seven libraries.
03 May 2016
Also: Local government workers ballot in Glasgow, strike in Ayrshire
12 April 2016
Some 2,000 people joined a march today, Saturday, in support of the occupation of Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London. It was one of the biggest local marches since protests against the poll tax.
12 April 2016
Top Labour party politicians avoided angry campaigners fighting to save their libraries at a party fundraiser in south London last night, Monday.
08 April 2016
Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, has been occupied for over a week and is drawing strength from a constant stream of visitors, messages and donations.
GALLERY - Occupation of Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, against closure
07 April 2016
The occupation against the closure of Carnegie Library in Lambeth, south London, entered its eight day today, Thursday. The sit-in began last week when people refused to leave at closing time on the last day.
05 April 2016
Dozens of local residents, library users and campaigners against south London Lambeth Labour council's cuts have occupied Carnegie Library in a bid to stop its closure. They refused to leave the building after it was due to close its doors for the last time at 6pm this evening.
05 April 2016
The Labour Party in Lambeth, South London, is in crisis after being caught off guard by the scale and determination of opposition to its council's library cuts. Councillors face strikes, protests and an occupation – while big chunks of their own party's membership are also attacking them.
23 March 2016
The fight to save Lambeth libraries from the cuts of the south London Labour council is hotting up.
22 March 2016
Library workers in Lambeth, south London, began a solid two-day walkout on Tuesday in their battle against the Labour council’s deep and unpopular library cuts.
15 March 2016
Library workers in Lambeth, south London, were set to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.