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Out Of Hours Learning Service Axed

Monday April 23 2012


Barnsley Town Hall Barnsley Town Hall


THREE out of hours learning centres will be closed and services in other areas reduced as part of council budget cuts.

The Out of Hours Network was set up to provide free activities for anyone up to age 18 to help children do better in school. It offered computer access with internet and email as well as homework help and study groups.

From May 1 out of hours learning services will no longer be offered at Central Library, Kendray Learning Centre or the Rockingham Centre at Birdwell.

The service at Dodworth will be cut to two sessions a week in school term time only and at Worsbrough Library it will only open every alternate Saturday.

Also reduced is the Hoyland LIFT project (reduced to one session a week) and Thurscoe Library (to one session a week and alternate Saturday mornings.)

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Reply Posted by Tom on Monday April 23 2012 at 16:44
Why not cut the management, rather than the grunts on dole wages?

Reply Posted by sarah on Monday April 23 2012 at 21:20
That is just the cherry on top give your selfs a pat on the back conservative voters!! All for the rich the lot of em are scum!