ITV News : 20th November
Councils face £124 million funding gap
“The last thing I want to see is any closed, but offloading them is one of the ways we can protect the use of the libraries for the local communities.” — Cornwall County Council
Also quoted :   Devon County Council, Dorset County Council and Plymouth City Council.
http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2015-11-20/councils-face-124-million-funding-gap/

Cornish Guardian : 20th November
Launceston Library and One Stop Shop could be combined with adult education to save the services
http://www.cornishguardian.co.uk/Launceston-Library-Stop-Shop-combined-adult/story-28212195-detail/story.html

Hereford Times : 20th November
Campaigners against Ross-on-Wye library closure collect 7,639 signatures
http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/14093638.Campaigners_against_library_closures_collect_7_639_signatures/

Kenilworth Weekly News : 20th November
Delegation at Downing Street to lobby Conservatives against local government cuts
http://www.kenilworthweeklynews.co.uk/news/local-news/leamington-green-councillor-part-of-delegation-at-downing-street-to-lobby-conservatives-against-local-government-cuts-1-7077354

Stourbridge News : 19th November
Consultation launched over changes to Dudley libraries, archives and adult learning
Under the new proposal, the services would be run together as a not-for-profit mutual  …
http://www.stourbridgenews.co.uk/news/14042904.Consultation_launched_over_changes_to_Dudley_libraries__archives_and_adult_learning/

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