North Devon Gazette: 26 July
Barnstaple Library provider defends claims service is ‘at breaking point’
Read the claims made by an ex-staff member in an open letter reproduced here in full.

Northamptonshire Telegraph: 26 July
Legal battle to overturn Northamptonshire library closures begins

Newbury Today: 26 July
West Berkshire | Library closed through cuts set for new lease of life

Coventry Live: 26 July
New chapter for Earlsdon Library after closure threat
The library will now be managed by the Earlsdon Carnegie Community Library group after the last board scrapped the council’s deal.

Romford Recorder: 26 July
Public toilets, street lights and libraries facing the axe amid Havering Council budget cuts
The council is proposing a Community Hub model, where services such as libraries, children centres, housing offices, and the public advice and service centre could all operate from one building.

Blackpool Gazette: 26 July
Lancashire | Library axe protest group vows to battle on

Burnham-On-Sea News: 11 July
Somerset | Decision on Highbridge Library’s future to be announced in October

Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen: 11 July
Lancashire | Crawshawbooth’s library opens a new solo chapter
Community-run library in a community centre

Lancashire Telegraph: 11 July
Library’s new home gets warm welcome
Earby Library reopens in community centre

Whitchurch Herald: 11 July
Plans to tackle fall in Shropshire library visitor numbers

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