Kent looks to outsource over 90 libraries

Local Government Chronicle : 22nd May
Nottingamshire: a radical way forward

New management structure for PLR

ITV News : 21st May
Leicestershire libraries in need of volunteers to run service
inc Video – the council’s ‘support package’

ITV News : 22nd May
School children protest against potential library closures in Devon

Midweek Herald : 22nd May
Devon | New figures boost fight to save Axminster Library
Campaigners fighting to safeguard library services at Axminster claim they have figures to prove it is the most cost effective in Devon.  And they are calling on the county council to abandon plans to downgrade it to a volunteer-run service.

Leicester Mercury : 22nd May
Letter Libraries solution is cut opening times
I am disgusted by Leicestershire County Council’s idea to make village libraries run by volunteers to save money.

West Briton : 22nd May
Cornwall | Camborne library sale plan ‘a blow to heritage’

EDP24 : 22nd May
Suffolk | Plans to move Eye library are shelved

Barry & District News : 21st May
Protestors say library proposals could lead to ‘death by a thousand cuts’ 
“There is a great deal of anger at the thought that as a community Dinas Library would be downgraded.”


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Libraries News Round-up: 23 March 2018

Eastbourne Herald: 23 March East Sussex | Date announced for closure of seven libraries Express & Star: 23 March Wolverhampton | Penn Library officially open again after £60,000 makeover…

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