THE GUARDIAN : 1st February
Libraries minister promises to act if councils cannot justify cuts

THE BOOKSELLER : 1st February
Riddell calls for probe into school library provsion

Newbury Today : 1st February
Confusion over parish funding for West Berkshire libraries
Legal restrictions may prevent many councils from contributing

Huddersfield Examiner : 1st February
Spare libraries from latest Kirklees cuts plea

Plymouth Herald : 1st February
£1.3m plan to knock down library and build an even bigger one
A popular city library could be rebuilt, sold to a developer and leased back to the council …

Great Barr Observer : 1st February
Walsall | Pheasey Library axing punishes children & families in Great Barr, says livid councillor

Hunts Post : 1st February
Cambridgeshire Council insists there are no plans to close libraries despite rise in use of online services

Swindon Advertiser : 31st January
Letter | ‘Libraries are essential’ — S. Burnham
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