Sheffield Telegraph : 22nd February
Sheffield library cuts are ‘a real kick in the teeth’ (says Nick Clegg)
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/sheffield-library-cuts-are-a-real-kick-in-the-teeth-1-6455494

The Star : 22nd February
Letter | Sheffield | Will future of libraries be scrutinised by panel?
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/letters-opinion/letters-will-future-of-libraries-be-scrutinised-by-panel-1-6455511

Newbury Today : 22nd February
Hampshire Save Kingsclere library campaign gathers speed
“The nearest other libraries – seven miles in any direction.”
http://www.newburytoday.co.uk/2014/save-kingsclere-library-campaign-gathers-speed

Dorset For You : 21st February
New Chapter for Dorchester Library and learning Centre
http://news.dorsetforyou.com/2014/02/21/new-chapter-for-dorchester-library-and-learning-centre/

Local Government Lawyer : 12th Feb
Another council faces judicial review over changes to library provision
http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=17275%3Aanother-council-faces-judicial-review-over-changes-to-library-provision&catid=56&Itemid=24

West Highland Free Press : 21st February
Fears service point closures would target the vulnerable
At Broadford and Kyle the service points also include libraries — access for which could now be moved to what the council term a “facilitated self service” arrangement.
http://www.whfp.com/2014/02/21/fears-service-point-closures-would-target-the-vulnerable/

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