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£1,355raised of £2,000 target by 57 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,355 to help fund an Independent Community Library in Adlington to serve Adlington, Anderton, Heath Charnock, Rivington, Limbrick and Duxbury.

    Location
    Adlington, Lancashire, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Thursday, 8th December 2016

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    Adlington Library (and the services it provides) is being closed by LCC. We hope to raise enough money to set up an Independent Community Library in the building and in addition a Heritage Centre and Meeting Room for local groups, and a Community Cafe. A place for the local residents to meet and join together in the hub of the town, a community assetforallfuturegenerations. The Friends of Adlington Library Committee has approved this JustGiving/Crowdfunding project. We are working in association with Chorley Borough Council.
    We have had good news regarding the library. CBC will be funding the library until March 2018 after that FoAL will take over the running of the library. LCC's running costs are £18,000 a year, this gives us 16 months to have the funds in place to carry on providing a library service with a Community Library.
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    • Caroline Hesketh

      Caroline Hesketh

      2 months ago

      Caroline Hesketh

      Many thanks to our supporters. Some wonderful donations have been added in the last week. All very much appreciated. Our goal of having a library for the community, run by the community, is getting nearer.

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    • Caroline Hesketh

      Caroline Hesketh

      3 months ago

      Caroline Hesketh

      A wonderful event on Saturday raised £150 for the library funds. Please share with friends. Let's make this happen.

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    • Caroline Hesketh

      Caroline Hesketh

      3 months ago

      Caroline Hesketh

      Thank you to all our supporters. A smashing amount raised so far, but still a very long way to go. Dont forget the Roald Dahl Event at Adlington Library on Saturday 17th September at 10am.

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    3 months ago

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    Supporters

    57

    • Kerry Barker

      Kerry Barker

      Dec 7, 2016

      £20.00

    • Val Chamberlain

      Val Chamberlain

      Nov 29, 2016

      Great cause - great campaign.

      £10.00

    • Mary Watson

      Mary Watson

      Nov 26, 2016

      Our village fought for and saved out library. Good luck. (AlisonEvan's Mum)

      £20.00

    About the fundraiser
    Caroline Hesketh

    Caroline Hesketh

    Adlington, Lancashire, United Kingdom

    Friends of Adlington Library (FoAL) has been set up to support our library. We aim to raise funds, organise events, promote local groups and help the library become the hub of the Adlington and District area as an Independent Community Library. Support 'The Library Project'.

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