Apr 27 2011 By Tara Brady
Wembley Plaza Hotel has donated thousands of pounds to help the campaign to save a Brent library
A GENEROUS hotel in Wembley has donated £3,000 to help save a library in Sudbury.
Wembley Plaza Hotel set about raising the money following Brent Council's decision to close six libraries in the borough earlier this month.
Despite the decision to close the reading rooms, campaigners have said they will continue the fight to keep them open. On Tuesday last week (April 19), the Wembley Plaza Hotel, in Empire Way, showed its support to the cause by donating £3,000 to the Friends of Barham Library. Barham Library has been earmarked for closure by the Labour run council.
The money has been given to help the protesters with their campaign.
Councillor Paul Lorber, who has been helping to save Barham Library, said: "On behalf of local people I would like to say a big thank you to Jack Nicholas and everyone one at Wembley Plaza Hotel for raising and donating £3,000 towards the campaign to Save Barham Library.
"More than 50 per cent of the regular users of Barham Library are under 19 years of age and it is our young people who would suffer most if Barham and the other five libraries were closed. It is great to see a successful local business such as Wembley Plaza Hotel supporting local people in their campaign to help Save Barham Library for the benefit of our community."
Other libraries which the council has said will close are Preston, Neasden, Cricklewood, Kensal Rise and Tokyngton.