“He (Cllr Dawkins) was then at pains to say that with coming investment it (Sirchley Library) would re-open for five days several years into the future…”
At a time, presumably, when the decision is not only out of his hands but also out of the hands of the ‘flagship’ Coalition council.
So, Stirchley and Cotteridge against the Cuts turned up on Thursday evening to let the staff, library users and local people know that there are people around who do not think that nothing can be done to stop such “cultural vandalism” (to use Councillor Dawkin’s description of the decision to move the Bournville School of Art out of Bournville).
As usual, people were keen to sign the petition and passing motorists were keen to honk in support.
Then, lo and behold, who should turn up but Councillor Dawkins himself! He announced that the decision to close it for an extra day was his, and…
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