Sheffield Telegraph : 20th August
Silence on future of Sheffield libraries
In the council’s response to The Star’s (FoI) request – arriving six weeks after the 20-day deadline the council is supposed to comply with by law – Andrew Milroy, acting head of libraries, said:  “Public interest in the council being able to make difficult decisions on a sound legal basis in confidence outweighs public interest in disclosure.”

Swindon Advertiser : 20th August
Library has become hub for Pinehurst community

Spalding Guardian : 20th August
Donington people in bid to save library

Co-operative News : 20th August
Lincolnshire Co-operative proposes adoption of local libraries 
“We actually opened Lincoln’s first library for our members in 1873 so this is something that connects with our heritage.”

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Alice Lorimer (second right), with her Bookstart Bear Passport, and Peter Lorimer were among protestors demonstrating their support for Donington Library. Photo: SG170813-225TW

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