Worcester News : 20th December
Just 40p a month will meet the shortfall, says Upton Town Council
They will ask every household in Upton and six surrounding parishes to pay a monthly council tax supplement of 40p for the next five years to guarantee the library’s survival over that period. This would raise about £15,000 a year, with councillors confident the additional £10,000 savings required can be achieved by using more volunteers.

Horncastle News : 21st December
Letter | How can Lincolnshire County Council’s U-Turn on libraries be thrilling?

Bourne Local : 21st December
A fresh approach to making library services efficient
by Martin Hill, Leader of Lincolnshire County Council

Spalding Guardian : 21st December
Letter | Libraries – Good job Mr Worth but what’s next?
from P Foyster – Holbeach UKIP agent

good ol' Boris the dog

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