Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 29th September
Open Letter to Ed Vaizey re Sheffield and Lincolnshire Libraries
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/09/29/open-letter-to-edvaizey-re-sheffield-and-lincolnshire-libraries/ 

LGA : 29th September
Sheffield | Citys libraries poised for volunteer takeover 
http://www.localgov.co.uk/Citys-libraries-poised-for-volunteer-takeover/37305

BBC News : 29th September
Volunteers run half of Sheffield’s threatened libraries
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-29406925

The Star : 29th September
VIDEO and report | Sheffield libraries start new chapter today
Peter Butler, a committee member of STAND – Stannington and District Library group – which is running the facility, said: “We didn’t want to take on the library, but if we didn’t it would have closed, there was no choice.
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/video-sheffield-libraries-start-new-chapter-today-1-6867595


Leon’s Library Blog : 29th September
Public library reports
http://leonslibraryblog.com/2014/09/28/public-library-reports/ 


Public Libraries News : 28th September
Editorial | Who’s to trust? 
http://www.publiclibrariesnews.com/2014/09/whos-to-trust.html

Yorkshire Post : 28th September
Libraries change hands in volunteer takeover
Volunteers are set to take over at the helm of 13 libraries in Sheffield from today in a controversial community takeover designed to save £1.6million, despite the looming threat of a Government inquiry into the decision.
http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/main-topics/local-stories/libraries-change-hands-in-volunteer-takeover-1-6865694

Lincolnshire | Friends of Deeping Library 
September Newsletter 
Nick Worth has agreed to stop using the phrase ‘willing volunteers’ when talking about FoDL and other groups forced to plan to run their libraries if needed.
http://us3.forward-to-friend.com/forward/preview?u=a40ebd566abc6427e8927e380&id=27d50bc4c2

Louth Eye : 27th September
Lincolnshire CC Denies Libraries Any Crumbs
http://www.loutheye.co.uk/27-09-14-lcc-roundup.php

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