Sunderland Echo : 11th October
Sunderland library occupation ends peacefully
At one point, 60-year-old Helmut Izaks handcuffed himself to a library security scanner.

Sunderland Echo : 11th October
Nine condemned Sunderland libraries close their doors today

Craven Herald & Pioneer : 11th October
Anger over new uniforms for cash-strapped Skipton Library
One member of staff, who wished not to be named, said: “This is totally ridiculous when the library service is pleading poverty and closing branches all over the place.”

Manchester Evening News : 11th October
Volunteers save Burnage Library after council cuts threatened its future 
Council library staff will be on hand for about 15 hours a week at the newly-christened Burnage Library, Activity and Information Hub.

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 11th October
Michael Palin: people only realise the value of a library after it’s axed
People only realise the value of a library after it’s been axed, Michael Palin has said, as he encourages communities to fight closures.

London Evening Standard : 11th October
“That money would be better spent on the libraries and schools that help immigrants to learn English

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