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Notice of Motion given by Councillor Richard Crowther

That this Council:-

 

(a)       welcomes the recent installation of new lift facilities at Stocksbridge Library, which will improve access to the facility by providing help to wheelchair users, people with walking difficulties and people with pushchairs;

 

(b)       thanks the approximately 500 people who attended the open day at Stocksbridge Library on Saturday 17 September 2016, which was held to promote new groups being held in the Library and show people its new facilities, including lifts to all floors;

 

(c)        notes these new developments were completed three weeks ahead of schedule and underneath the planned budget;

 

(d)       commends the use of the Library for community purposes such as the weekly babytime group and the sporting memories group for older people;

 

(e)       believes that Stocksbridge Library is an important community facility for residents and hopes local people will use the service; and

 

(f)        directs that a copy of this motion be sent to the Library and to Stocksbridge Town Council.

Minutes:

 

Stocksbridge Library

 

 

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RESOLVED: On the Motion of Councillor Richard Crowther, seconded by Councillor Alan Law, that this Council:-

 

(a)       welcomes the recent installation of new lift facilities at Stocksbridge Library, which will improve access to the facility by providing help to wheelchair users, people with walking difficulties and people with pushchairs;

 

(b)       thanks the approximately 500 people who attended the open day at Stocksbridge Library on Saturday 17 September 2016, which was held to promote new groups being held in the Library and show people its new facilities, including lifts to all floors;

 

(c)        notes these new developments were completed three weeks ahead of schedule and underneath the planned budget;

 

(d)       commends the use of the Library for community purposes such as the weekly babytime group and the sporting memories group for older people;

 

(e)       believes that Stocksbridge Library is an important community facility for residents and hopes local people will use the service; and

 

(f)        directs that a copy of this motion be sent to the Library and to Stocksbridge Town Council.