SoA urges improvement of prison libraries
SoA chief executive Nicola Solomon (pictured) used the letter to outline the statutory duty of prisons to have a library, with all prisoners allowed access for a minimum of 30 minutes every two weeks.

Leicester Mercury : 30th April
Have your say on libraries
Public meetings are being held so library users can have their say on plans which could see branches closed.

Penarth Times : 30th April
Protesters slam library proposals that could see staff replaced by volunteers

Lincolnshire Echo : 1st May
Council reveals the successful bids for services that faced closure

Lincolnshire Echo : 1st May
Council set to name the groups chosen to run 30 Lincolnshire library ‘hubs’

The Lincolnite : 1st May
Community hub plans approved for all Lincolnshire libraries

Stamford Mercury : 1st May
Hours to be cut at Deepings Library as council talks go on

Sleaford Standard : 1st May
Thumbs up given to volunteers’ plans to run village libraries 
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