Fortune Favours the Archives

Posted on April 9th, by Brian Lancaster in Culture. 6 comments

Brian Lancaster, General Secretary of the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society, explains how the Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Service was saved.

Between 10 December 2012 and mid-January 2013 it looked as if the Croydon Local Studies Library and Archives Service might effectively cease to exist. With staffing levels already reduced after the previous round of cuts, a new requirement to save £105,000 from the council’s budget … Read More »