Bradley Stoke Library (temporary entrance during redevelopment work in 2016).

Council backtracks on proposed library cuts

South Gloucestershire Council has backtracked on controversial plans to close or severely restrict opening hours at many of its libraries after thousands of people voiced opposition to a range of cost-cutting options outlined in a recent public consultation. Instead, councillors have voted to investigate the use of a new technology, known as ‘Open Plus’, which it is claimed allows users

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World Book Day is celebrated at Bradley Stoke Library.

Kipper the Dog is the star attraction at library’s World Book Day event

World Book Day was celebrated across the generations at Bradley Stoke Library today as pre-schoolers and their parents, students from Bradley Stoke Community School, library & leisure centre staff and residents from the nearby Brook Court retirement apartments gathered for a special reading session. The event was opened with a short address by Cllr Howard Gawler, Chair of South Gloucestershire Council, who stressed the important role

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