BBC News : 18th January
Wales Library closure plans scrutinised as council cuts bite
Questions are being raised as to whether councils which close libraries to save money can still meet their statutory duty to provide the service.  Council leaders argue that they can make savings and still provide a “comprehensive and efficient” library service.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-25782844

Western Daily Press : 18th January
£18 million cuts put Somerset libraries, recycling centres and youth services at risk
http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/Services-council-jobs-cut/story-20461444-detail/story.html

The Star : 17th January
Anger over cuts to Doncaster’s libraries
good detail
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/council/education/anger-over-cuts-to-doncaster-s-libraries-1-6380516

The Courier : 17th January
Furious library users in Kinross have launched a fight to stop threatened changes
http://www.thecourier.co.uk/news/local/perth-kinross/demo-against-kinross-library-cutbacks-planned-1.177885

Grimsby Telegraph : 18th January
New chapter begins for Top Town library in Grimsby through £300k revamp
A new-look Grimsby Central Library will reopen to the public on Monday following a £300,000 refurbishment.
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/New-chapter-begins-Town-library/story-20462201-detail/story.html 

Grimsby Telegraph : 18th January
700 respond to public consultation on library services in North East Lincolnshire
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/700-respond-public-consultation/story-20462200-detail/story.html

Grimsby Telegraph : 18th January
Editorial Comment: New chapter for libraries 
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/New-chapter-libraries/story-20462236-detail/story.html

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Library News Round-up: 11 June 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 11th JuneWi-fi for all libraries by March 2016 http://www.thebookseller.com/news/wi-fi-all-libraries-march-2016 Bromley Times : 11th JuneBromley residents urged to take a stand against ‘mass privatisation plans’http://www.bromleytimes.co.uk/news/bromley_residents_urged_to_take_a_stand_against_mass_privatisation_plans_1_4108232 Cambrian News : 11th JuneGwynedd | Outrage at…

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