THE GUARDIAN : 19th December
Public library loans show dramatic fall in last two years 
Almost 16m fewer books have been loaned in England and Wales since 2014, reinforcing a bleak picture of widespread budget cuts and branch closures.

Lancashire Telegraph : 19th December
Eight more libraries may be saved as part of cuts reversals 
asset transfers

Brent & Kilburn Times : 19th December
Wembley Library named as the third busiest in Britain

THE GUARDIAN : 18th December 
Parks, libraries, halls: cities pay price of austerity by selling their heritage

London Review of Books : 15th December
The Strange Death of Municipal England 
Tom Crewe is an editor at the LRB

Local Government Lawyer : 14th December
FOI should still apply when services are outsourced: Information Commissioner

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