PRIVATE EYE
Issue No. 1427
Library News: Surrey (p.34)
In all good newsagents

Bromley Times : 14th September
Unite hails ‘significant victory’ as group pulls out of community library takeovers
http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/unite_hails_significant_victory_as_group_pulls_out_of_community_library_takeovers_1_4696601

Shropshire Star : 14th September
February deadline set for Church Stretton Library decision
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/politics/2016/09/14/february-deadline-set-for-church-stretton-library-decision/

Lancashire Evening Post : 14th September
Bid for Scrutiny meeting call-in on county council’s controversial library cuts
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/bid-for-call-in-on-county-council-s-controversial-library-cuts-1-8125450

Blackpool Gazette : 14th September
Politically Correct by (Councillor) Alan Vincent
Labour are bulldozing ahead with the massive closure plan which will see Thornton and Cleveleys Libraries shut.
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/opinion/politically-correct-by-alan-vincent-1-8124782

Lancashire Evening Post : 13th September
Letter | Closing a vibrant venue
very useful data and comment re. Fulwood Library
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/your-say/readers-letters-september-13-1-8123183

Wakefield Express : 14th September
Have your say on changes to library opening times
a reduction in hours at all 13 libraries after feedback from residents
http://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/have-your-say-on-changes-to-library-opening-times-1-8125102

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Libraries News Round-up: 25 December 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 25th December 7 Letters : 'Communities needing libraries as much as ever' https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/dec/25/communities-needing-libraries-as-much-as-ever UNISON : 23rd December Swindon library closures show consequences of squeezed council funds https://southwest.unison.org.uk/news/press-release/2016/12/swindon-library-closures-show-consequences-squeezed-council-funds/

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