Helensburgh Advertiser: 21 August
Green light awaits for new ‘Live Argyll’ leisure trust
Operation of Helensburgh Library and other leisure and culture services in Argyll and Bute is set to transfer to a charitable trust, Live Argyll. 
Evening Express: 21 August
Aberdeen | Approval for plans to turn former Aberdeen pub into shop
Retail business to move into the pub while the construction of a new multi-million-pound community hub in Tillydrone takes place.  Once complete, the community facility will include a library, creche, IT area, cafe, retail space and a business start-up unit.
https://www.eveningexpress.co.uk/fp/news/local/approval-for-plans-to-turn-former-city-pub-into-shop/

The Bookseller: 21 August
ACE launches library podcast series
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/ace-launches-library-podcast-series-614876

Louth Leader: 21 August
Lincolnshire libraries receive 1.76 million visits since new partnership
http://www.louthleader.co.uk/news/lincolnshire-libraries-receive-1-76-million-visits-since-new-partnership-1-8113564

Grimsby Telegraph: 21 August
Council will consider plans to close North East Lincolnshire libraries one day a week
http://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/news/grimsby-news/council-consider-plans-close-north-357450

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Libraries News Round-up: 21 January 2018

ITV News: 21 January Fifteen Somerset libraries could be closed https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2018-01-21/fifteen-somerset-libraries-could-be-closed/ibraries Stop the privatisation of Public Libraries: 21 January Carillion and LS&S; the dangers of privatisation http://dontprivatiselibraries.blogspot.com/2018/01/carillion-and-ls-dangers-of-library.html Stoke Sentinel: 21…

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