Wigan Today : 20th September
Library shake-up is next savings plan
Officers have been tasked with shaving £1.4m from the library budget (more than 50%)
http://www.wigantoday.net/news/local/library-shake-up-is-next-savings-plan-1-8134448

Lancashire Evening Post : 20th September
MP asks minister to intervene to stop Lancashire library closures
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/mp-asks-minister-to-intervene-to-stop-lancashire-library-closures-1-8136126

Lancashire Evening Post : 20th September
Former MP David Borrow to quit county politics
http://www.lep.co.uk/news/former-mp-david-borrow-to-quit-county-politics-1-8136074

Press & Journal : 20th September
Aberdeenshire | Union urges “fight” to keep council leisure services in-house
https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeenshire/1031972/union-urges-fight-to-keep-council-leisure-services-in-house/

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