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Herefordshire Libraries Opening Hours

This consultation aims to find out what opening hours libraries should employ in order to benefit the residents of Herefordshire.

This consultation has now closed and is awaiting the formal response.

Consultation Documents

Consultation Summary

NameHerefordshire Libraries Opening Hours
DescriptionWide consultation with users and non users of the library service to establish what library opening hours residents would use
DatesFrom 17 Sep 2007 at 00:00 to 01 Nov 2007. The results were published on 01 Dec 2007.

If you have any questions, please contact

Mick Ligema
Herefordshire Council
PO Box 4
Plough Lane





Who is consulting?

OrganisationHerefordshire Council
DepartmentCultural Services
Contact nameMick Ligema
Contact email
Contact telephone number(01432) 260631

Who are we consulting with?

Target audienceOlder people, Stakeholders, Voluntary groups / organisations, Community groups / organisations, Service users, Young people, Women, Men, Councillors / MPs / MEPs, All residents, Black and minority ethnic people, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered people, General public, Parent, carers and guardians, Students, Children, BME - including Gypsies and Travellers, Equalities (other than BME above)
Interest AreasArts/culture, Sport/leisure, Children and young people, Education and early years, Adult education and training, Democracy, participation
The parish(es) covered
The ward(s) coveredCountywide

Why are we consulting?

The reason for this consultationTo ensure library opening hours meet the needs of the community

How are we consulting?

The methodologies that were usedUser group, Online survey/poll, Consultation document / leaflet inviting comments
Methods of promotionCouncil website, Hereford Journal, Hereford Times, Hereford Times, Leominster Journal, Local radio, Other newspapers

How are the results used?

How the results are being usedThe consultation results together with data gathered in branches will inform a recommendation to the cabinet member for economic and community services for changes to branch opening hours

The outcome of this consultation

Summary of the results
How to obtain the full resultsResults will be published on this site
Comments on the response to this consultation

Any further information

Additional comments
Herefordshire Council, Brockington, 35 Hafod Road, Hereford HR1 1SH | Tel: (01432) 260000 |