BBC News: 5th August
Lincolnshire libraries face axe in £2m budget cut
“If any community wants to set up a library in a village hall, we will  help them stock it – the only thing we won’t be able to do is man it.”

This Is Lincolnshire : 6th August
Council leader Martin Hill signs petition to save library
Leader of Lincolnshire County Council Martin Hill has signed a petition  against his own authority’s plans to pull funding from the library  service.

Stamford Mercury : 6th August
Council leader’s U-turn on Deepings Library petition   

Spalding Today : 3rd August
Letter | Library Closures: Ten things we think are really unfair

THE GUARDIAN : 6th August
Libraries don’t have to be a thing of the past – just look at Melbourne’s

Western Telegraph : 4th August
Pembrokeshire | Next chapter in county library story undecided
“In short, it is not feasible to proceed with the project in these straitened times.”

Brent & Kilburn Times : 6th August
Campaigners to celebrate first birthday of community library on Saturday
Friends of Barham Library (FOBL) will be holding a special event on  Saturday to mark the opening of the reading room in the High Road.

Brighton & Hove News : 6th August
Brighton library demolished as builders prepare ground for replacement

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