Thanks to Shirley Burnham for her daily news links.  Here are today’s news items relating to libraries:

The Echo : 5th November
Live: Southend Council decide on libraries and Shoebury seawall (today)
all changes to Library Service agreed

Manchester Evening News : 5th November
Group’s last attempt to save Northenden library before it closes – this Friday

Brent & Kilburn Times : 5th November
Brent Council call in police over Kensal Rise Library fraud claims
Margaret Bailey, chair of FKRL, said:  “We applaud the action of our council and its willingness to take seriously this attempt to subvert local democracy and mislead the public.”

The Star : 5th November
Sheffield | Library protesters fear for children’s education

BBC News : 5th November
West Berkshire Council announces cuts to toilets, theatre and tourism
Libraries and children’s centres will not close but will see their funding reduced as West Berkshire Council looks to save £10m over the next two years.
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THE BOOKSELLER : 5th November
Campaigners seek judicial review on Moray library closures

Herald Scotland : 5th November
Libraries campaigners take action
“No authority can afford a Rolls Royce library service anymore” – Moray Council Leader

Press & Journal : 5th November
Moray | Libraries fight may cost half a million

Moray Scottish National Party : November 2013
SNP Councillors table motion aimed at stopping library closures


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Libraries News Round-up: 5 November 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 5th November Leading authors join protest march against cuts to cultural services : 5th November Authors join protest against library and museum cuts ITV…

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