‘If we lose our celebrated bookshops and our libraries we will never improve our nation’s literacy’
by Baroness Gail Rebuck
Lancashire | Civic party visit in last-ditch bid to save library
Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans has invited Karen Bradley, the Secretary of State at The Department of Culture, Media and Sport, to visit Whalley Library, which is under threat of closure.
Lancashire Evening Post : 17th October
Preston | Harris proposals polarise opinion
Wales Online : 17th October
Doctors and councils have warned that cuts in this week’s Welsh budget will hit vital services
Library services co-located in community centre following closure of library, which will be sold.
Warrington Guardian : 17th October
Protest against library closure proposals set for Town Hall later today
What do you think: Downsizing Barnet libraries is latest change in cuts to services
Times Series : 17th October
What do you think: Have your say over changes to Barnet libraries
Burton Mail : 16th October
Staffordshire | A new dawn for Barton Library as volunteers save the day to keep it open
The council provides the books, equipment, training for the volunteers,and management of the building. The NHS trust provides the HR support and insurance. The volunteers run the service.