THE GUARDIAN : 5th January
Council services will never be the same again
Central government funding cuts will force councils to dust off their more radical plans to close children’s centres and libraries – while giving them an opportunity to raise money locally.

Shropshire Star :  5th January
Libraries, markets and centres to go as Telford & Wrekin services slashed in £30 million cuts
6 of 9 libraries to close

Fife Today : 5th January
Reprieve for Fife libraries as scrutiny committee rejects closure decision

Daily Post : 5th January
Flintshire village library future in doubt as council axes funding

Walsall Advertiser : 4th January
Protest planned over Walsall library closure proposals
on Saturday 9th Jan – led by Walsall South MP Valerie Vaz

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