Library reopens after makeover

20:37 10 July 2013

North Somerset chairman Alan Mc Murray with Andy Brisley, Mandy Bishop and Tabitha Witherick

North Somerset chairman Alan Mc Murray with Andy Brisley, Mandy Bishop and Tabitha Witherick

Archant

WINSCOMBE’s library has one more been restored to the village after months of refurbishment.

Staff outside the Library.Staff outside the Library.

The new library opened on July 2 with an extension, double-glazed windows and a relocated entrance door.

There are now three brand new public computers, wi-fi access and soft seating areas. Self-service kiosks have also been installed so customers can borrow, return and renew items themselves.

Councillor Alan McMurray, chairman of North Somerset Council officially re-opened the library.

Councillor Felicity Baker, executive member responsible for libraries, said: “I am delighted with the work that has been carried out on Winscombe Library.

“We made a promise to the local community that we would improve the library at Winscombe and this project has delivered.

“I would like to extend my thanks to local businesses and the community for their support throughout the project and hope they enjoy their newly refurbished library.”

0 comments

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 18:00
Weston Playhouse.

WESTON’s premier theatre has been given top marks by online global travel guide TripAdvisor.

Read more
Yesterday, 17:00
Wrong trousers day on the Westons Grand Pier.

WACKY trousers were on show at the Grand Pier on Friday as it showed its support for Wallace and Gromit’s Wrong Trousers Day.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00
Molly, Lillia and Maddy.

THE sun came out for one Worle school’s summer fair at the weekend.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:30

A MAN who blamed his ‘bad eczema’ for his decision to carry an eight-inch kitchen knife around Weston town centre has been jailed.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:00
Banwell  Primary  School year 6 play.

A VILLAGE primary school was transformed into a mystical forest with magical creatures as youngsters performed a Shakespeare classic.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:00
A job boom is predicted.

ALMOST one in four South West workers is currently hunting a new job, according to a recent survey – but the good news is, there are plenty available.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:30
Uphill Scout's headquarters has been give a makeover.

A SCOUT headquarters has been transformed thanks to the hard work of Weston College students.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:48
Bristol Airport's chief executive Robert Sinclair opening the eastern terminal extension with staff.

A MAJOR extension of the Bristol Airport terminal building opened its doors to passengers this morning (Friday).

Read more
Yesterday, 11:14

A MAN has been sentenced over a number of car crimes and handling stolen goods in West Wick.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00
Churchill Primary School pupils with new sports equipment

A Langford shop has boosted a nearby school’s sports facilities after donating a variety of items for use in sports clubs and PE lessons.

Read more

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 14°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition today E-edition



Somerset's trusted business finder