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    Posts from May 2012

    • 14th May 2012
    Books, books and more books…

    This week it is all hands on deck as we concentrate all our efforts on blitzing the work left to do on the thousands of books we have. It is going to be a sad end to the week as our Local Studies Librarian, David, is leaving us for pastures new; so while he is...

    • 8th May 2012
    The History Centre has moved to The Hive

    The removal men arrived on Monday morning, and just over twenty four hours later everything from the History Centre had been moved to The Hive. Staff are now settling into the new building and finding their way around. There is still lots of work to do before we open but it is nice to finally...

    • 2nd May 2012
    Flood defences at The Hive

    We have just endured the wettest April for 100 years, and many will remember only too clearly the flooding we have experienced in recent years in Worcester; so many of you may be wondering ‘just how well is The Hive protected against the threat of floods’? The lanscaped areas surrounding The Hive: When The Hive was in its planning stages,...