The Library Campaign : 31st July
Unhappy birthday, 1964 Act!
It won’t matter what any Act says if DCMS declines to do one darned thing to get it implemented.  And that’s where we are today.
http://www.librarycampaign.com/unhappy-birthday-1964-act/

THE GUARDIAN : 1st August
Philip Ardagh named Booktrust’s new Writer in Residence
Philip is very passionate about libraries, …
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/aug/01/philip-ardagh-named-booktrusts-new-writer-in-residence

Stoke Sentinel : 1st August
Staffordshire | Blythe Bridge residents fight council plans to force volunteers to run their village library
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Blythe-Bridge-residents-fight-council-plans-force/story-22048177-detail/story.html 

Burton Mail : 1st August
Staffordshire CC set up Facebook poll on library proposals
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Staffordshire-County-Council-set-Facebook-poll/story-22049126-detail/story.html 
Staffordshire CC’s Facebook poll is here – socsi.in/yg9rL . The full consultation is available here socsi.in/fLrKE

Stoke Sentinel : 1st August
Letter: Audley Library should have the police post
http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/Letter-Audley-Library-police-post/story-22048173-detail/story.html

Batley News : 1st August 
Kirklees | Campaigners rally over library cuts
http://www.batleynews.co.uk/news/local/campaigners-rally-over-library-cuts-1-6760196

Yorkshire Evening Post : 1st August
Cutbacks are on the cards for Leeds libraries
The plans could mean a reduction of about 15 per cent in the overall time that more than 30 libraries across the city are open each week.  But the impact of the proposed cutbacks is also likely to vary wildly from site to site.
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/cutbacks-are-on-the-cards-for-leeds-libraries-1-6761403

Pirate FM Radio News : 31st July
Cornwall | Mobile Libraries Cut
http://www.piratefm.co.uk/news/latest-news/1356064/mobile-libraries-cut/ 

Somerset Guardian : 1st August
Radstock Library consultation results
inc list of what Library will “have”
http://www.somersetguardian.co.uk/Radstock-Library-consultation-results/story-22051068-detail/story.html

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Libraries News Round-up: 4th December 2013

Save Lincs Libraries Campaign : 4th December Inside the 2nd Dec Scrutiny Meeting – Two Voices http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2013/12/04/inside-the-2nd-dec-scrutiny-meeting-two-voices/ Lincolnshire Echo : 3rd December "Democracy is dead": Lincolnshire library funding cuts criticised Chris…

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