Public Libraries News : 24th September
Editorial | Past President of CILIP helps lead plans for volunteer library

BBC News : 25th September
Sunderland City Council to close nine libraries

Sunderland Echo : 25th September
Protestors slam ‘undemocratic’ council after authority says Sunderland library closures are a done deal

Derby Telegraph : 25th September
Libraries, care homes and 1,600 council jobs facing the axe substantial section on Libraries

Save Lincolnshire Libraries Campaign :
Big Library March | 17 Links to TV, Radio, Press and Blog Coverage

Giles McNeill’s Blogspot : 25th September
Letter | Nettleham Parish Council Responds to Lincs CC’s Library Proposals Describing them as ‘Irrational’ 
This is a Tory parish councillor
Also, you can *listen again* to BBC’s ‘Melvyn in the Morning’ (24 Sept) by clicking here

Grantham Journal : 25th September
Grantham councillor joins hundreds in protest against proposed library cuts

Motherwell Times : 25th September
Refurbishment to create new village facility
The project is a first in North Lanarkshire, with finance coming from the change fund programme for older people which supports people for longer in their own homes.

In Cumbria : 25th September
New library opens today on Carlisle estate
The Morton Library Link will open for 73.5 hours a week in the community centre in Morton Manor, replacing the previous service which was upstairs in the centre and open for just 15 hours a week.

Sunderland Civic Centre

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