Harrogate Advertiser : 28 March
Action group faces new battle to save Ripon library from closure
Cost of parking charges a potential barrier to volunteers offering to support  ‘hybrid’ libraries
Ryedale | Libraries in Pickering, Kirkbymoorside, Helmsley, Norton and Malton get ready to begin new chapter
Making the transition from council-funded to volunteer-led 
North Yorkshire libraries to be run by community groups
North Yorkshire | Community management prepares to run libraries
Barry & District News : 29 March
Children’s authors to tell tales at St Athan Library opening
Library to be run by a Trust and volunteers, open for 10 hours a week
Bid to save Fife library from closure thrown into doubt
Live Borders trust seeks early retirements approval

The Star : 29 March

Sheffield | Letter : City deserves much better
Library users would have preferred a much-reduced statutory staffed service, but were ignored in favour of removing branch libraries from the statutory library service and running them on the cheap with volunteers.
Save Plymouth’s Libraries!

Devon Live : 29 March
Figures reveal how cuts are hitting Devon’s arts funding and youth centres

No libraries have closed in Devon following the transfer of the service to a social enterprise, Libraries Unlimited, last year.

But (library) staff are in for quite substantial pay cuts and Devon County Council is left holding a massive pensions time bomb,” said Mr Connett.’

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Libraries News Round-up: 3 November 2017

Eastbourne Herald: 3 November East Sussex | STEPHEN LLOYD MP: Keep the pressure up over libraries cuts http://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/news/opinion/stephen-lloyd-mp-keep-the-pressure-up-over-libraries-cuts-1-8225982 Eastbourne Herald: 3 November East Sussex | To lose library would be…

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