Newton Abbot New Community Library
The Passmore Edwards Centre was officially opened on Wednesday 18 July by County Council Chairman Jerry Brook, marking the completion of the redevelopment project.
A special ceremony to mark the occasion was attended by local MP Anne Marie Morris, Devon County Council leader John Hart and Councillor Roger Croad, Devon County Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities who took the opportunity to thank the many people who worked on the project, including the local community who took part in the consultation sessions and were an important part of the design process. Read more on the News Centre.
The Centre held a community sneak preview on Saturday 23 June before opening for business on Monday 25 June. Within the first week, the library had over 300 new members and there were over 330 registrations for the free ACL taster courses that ran during the first weeks of opening.
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