iNews: 20 September
Children’s services and youth clubs lined up for cuts in ‘worst yet’ council austerity
Bosses at local authorities have said that the “worst is yet to come” in cuts to services with libraries, public health, and highways and transport also in the firing line.

Public Sector Executive: 20 September
Major cuts set to continue as county councils outline £1bn in budget reductions, CCN says

The Leader: 20 September
Flintshire | Saltney residents ‘let down’ by failed plans for community hub
The scheme would have included a library.

Northern Echo: 20 September
Letters: Darlington library staff deserve to know plans for future

Bristol 24/7: 20 September
‘Libraries have a much larger role to play than the current remit

Blackpool Gazette: 19 September
Lancashire | Library’s new chapter won’t begin this year

Somerset Live: 19 September
Temporary home for Bath library during Podium works yet to be found
Critics of the move say several big questions remain unanswered

Bath Echo: 19 September
Bath & NE Somerset | Saltford Post Office set to reopen next week with new community library

Eastbourne Herald: 19 September
East Sussex | Eastbourne library on the lookout for new librarians
Volunteers wanted to fulfil the role of librarian

Warrington Guardian: 19 September
Warrington ‘leading the way’ in delivery of library services

Bristol Live: 19 September
Calls for Bristol’s libraries to be linked with museums

Powys County Times: 13 September
One-stop shop plan for those with questions of Social Services in Powys

Warrington Guardian: 13 September
Silence on LiveWire governance report ‘unacceptable’, says MP

The Courier: 13 September
“Jack of all trades” fear for Perthshire culture merge

Northern Echo: 13 September
Letters: Congratulations to all who fought to save Darlington library

Fife Today: 13 September
Fife libraries face shake-up in opening hours
While consultation with staff continues over the impact of any changes, the Trust has committed that every library, regardless of size, will have at least one morning, afternoon, evening and weekend session.

Chronicle Live: 13 September
‘Shafted’ residents confront council bosses over plan to turn Fenham Library into drug recovery hub

BBC News: 8 September
Children help shape “dynamic” national school library strategy

STV News: 8 September
Children help create new national library strategy

Radio Borders: 8 September
All Scottish pupils to have access to “dynamic” school libraries

Cotswold Journal: 8 September
New national strategy for school libraries

Wellington Weekly News: 8 September
Somerset | ‘Time for a rethink’ on libraries under threat

Image taken at event with storyteller John Kirk, at Wibsley Library in Bradford, West Yorkshire

Chronicle Live: 30 August
Newcastle | ‘I won’t take my kids there’ – Residents fuming as library set to be drug and alcohol rehab centre

Evening Telegraph: 30 August
REVEALED: Libraries across Dundee could close two days a week due to budget cuts

Get Reading: 30 August
Library bookdrops and home extensions in Reading planning applications

Huddersfield Examiner: 29 August
Libraries could be more than just books as huge revamp planned in Kirklees

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