Gov.uk : 20th June
Ed Vaizey MP |Speech to the Society of Chief Librarians Seminar
https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/speech-to-the-society-of-chief-librarians-seminar

BBC News : 20th June
Councils ‘face 10% funding cut’
libraries included in “non-statutory services” by LGA again
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22995128

Public Libraries News : 19th June
Editorial | Lincolnshire aim for lowest possible statutory provision: 32 libraries at risk
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2013/06/lincolnshire-aim-for-lowest-possible-statutory-provision-32-libraries-at-risk.html

Voices for the Library : 20th June
Proposed library cuts in Lincolnshire will hit the most disadvantaged
http://www.voicesforthelibrary.org.uk/2013/06/proposed-library-cuts-in-lincolnshire-will-hit-the-most-disadvantaged/

CILIP : 20th June
Vote for choice: Guest blog post from John Dolan
http://communities.cilip.org.uk/blogs/presidentphil/archive/2013/06/20/vote-for-choice-guest-blog-from-john-dolan.aspx

Solihull Observer : 20th June
Outrage as Shirley Library move approved
http://www.solihullobserver.co.uk/2013/06/20/news-Outrage-as-Shirley-Library-move-approved-74918.html

Camden New Journal : 20th June
Closure decision ‘a betrayal of a place that needs library’
Regulars at the library in Robert Street, along with teachers and  community campaigners, voiced their anger at the shutdown during a  meeting at the Dick Collins Hall on Monday night.
http://www.camdennewjournal.com/news/2013/jun/closure-decision-%E2%80%98-betrayal-place-needs-library%E2%80%99

Net Lettings : 20th June
New library is latest part of Camberwell’s regeneration
http://www.net-lettings.co.uk/london-property-news/articles/new-library-is-latest-part-of-camberwells-regeneration-2981

Medium.com : 18th June
A Plea to Keep Libraries Alive
This is my love letter to libraries and the serendipitous discoveries we make inside: the books we find, the knowledge we devour, and the  occasional human encounters.
https://medium.com/geek-empire-1/68f89054803a

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Library News Round-up: 17th December 2014

DCMS : 16th DecemberAnnual report to Parliament on public library activities during 2013/14https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/report-under-the-public-libraries-and-museums-act-1964-201314DCMS : 16th DecemberAlliance formed to improve access to digital serviceshttps://www.gov.uk/government/news/alliance-formed-to-improve-access-to-digital-services National Authorities on Public Libraries in Europe (NAPLE)…

2018 Local Elections

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