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Timescale for Old Girl’s School Lease

North Yorkshire County Council have proposed the following timescale for granting a lease to the Trust for the Old Girl’s School:

Submission of a business case by the Trust by 22nd August

Notification of acceptance of the business case by 6th September

Transfer of the property by 30th November

Occupation of the property by the Trust from 1st December

The Trustees are committed to do everything possible to achieve this timetable.

Library Business Plan

The Trust submitted its Business Plan to North Yorkshire County Council in June.

It was considered by the Assessment Panel on the 7th July who recommended that the Council should now proceed with detailed negotiations with the Trust to take over responsibility for the library.

The panel commented that they were impressed with the Plan and it’s accompany appendices, which demonstrate the ambition of the group for the library and the local community, recognising that a library is more than just the books.