Holyrood Magazine : 28th September
Scottish libraries awarded over £2.3m of funding since launch of library strategy
https://www.holyrood.com/articles/news/libraries-awarded-over-%C2%A323m-funding-launch-library-strategy

ITV News : 27th September
VIDEO | Country’s oldest public lending library at risk
http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2016-09-27/countrys-oldest-public-lending-library-at-risk/

Accrington Observer : 28th September
What next for two Hyndburn libraries to close at the end of this week?
Oswaldtwistle and Clayton libraries will be put into mothballs under county council cuts
http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/news/what-next-two-hyndburn-libraries-11949976

Transparency International UK
Counting the Pennies: Increasing transparency in the UK’s public finances
http://www.transparency.org.uk/publications/counting-the-pennies/

2BR Radio : 28th September
Prepare to pay more for less from Lancashire County Council
Re. the £1m report from PwC.
Deputy Leader is quoted
http://www.2br.co.uk/news/local-news/2107447/prepare-to-pay-more-for-less-from-lancashire-county-council/

Interactive Map
Libraries & children’s centres that will no longer be supported by Lancashire CC
http://lancashirecc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=efcb5e6641d04e1a8264f753338ecf6d

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Library News Round-up: 21 August 2015

THE BOOKSELLER : 21st August Southampton Council accused of political point scoring over libraries http://www.thebookseller.com/news/southampton-council-accused-making-political-point-over-library-closures-309745  Leicester Mercury : 21st August UNISON accuses Leicester City Council of planning to decimate library services…

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