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.
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/jan/05/council-services-cuts-devolution-community

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
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2016/01/05/libraries-markets-and-centres-to-go-as-telford-wrekin-services-slashed-in-30-million-cuts/

Fife Today : 5th January
Reprieve for Fife libraries as scrutiny committee rejects closure decision
http://www.fifetoday.co.uk/news/local-headlines/reprieve-for-fife-libraries-as-scrutiny-committee-rejects-closure-decision-1-3992240

Daily Post : 5th January
Flintshire village library future in doubt as council axes funding
http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/flintshire-village-library-future-doubt-10686699

Walsall Advertiser : 4th January
Protest planned over Walsall library closure proposals
on Saturday 9th Jan – led by Walsall South MP Valerie Vaz
http://www.walsalladvertiser.co.uk/8203-Protest-planned-Walsall-library-closure/story-28462101-detail/story.html

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