Please see the following from The Friends of Worcestershire Archives. Also, please can you forward it to anyone else who may be interested?
Save the Worcestershire Archives!
Our award winning Archive and Archaeology Service which provides educational, cultural, local and family history resources is under attack! Worcestershire County Council intends to cut the Service’s budget allocation by more than half.
Such a swingeing cut will destroy the archive service as it now exists!
- affect children’s education
- damage research opportunities for local and family historians
- hinder outstanding students’ research projects
There is the potential for our Archive Service to win further national awards, receive more bursaries and make more money. Let’s give our Archive Staff a chance.
Please sign the petition at https://www.ipetitions.com/petition/save-the-worcestershire-archives
Write a protest letter or email your local Worcestershire councillor and email The Leader of The Council, SGeraghty@worcestershire.gov.uk
Preserve the Past : Protect the Future
Published by The Friends of Worcestershire Archives