Chaos at Carnegie

Almost 14 months since Carnegie and Minet libraries were pointlessly closed… what’s happening? Well, local people are never told anything, but here’s some pointers… 1. PLANS STILL IN CHAOS At the end of April the council press office told a Freedom of Information query about the libraries: “Specific agreements relating to particular local arrangements and […]

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First Anniversary of the Carnegie Occupation

250 local people turned out on April Fool’s Day to ridicule the crazy closure of the Carnegie Library in Herne Hill.  Banners and fancy dress made the point.  Speakers included comedian Jeremy Hardy and authors Stella Duffy OBE,Toby Litt and Barbara Ellis. But the loudest applause was for Rachel Heywood, the sole Labour councillor (out of Lambeth’s huge majority of […]

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