LocalGov : 7th January
Councils urged to bid for funding to develop new delivery models
http://www.localgov.co.uk/Councils-urged-to-bid-for-funding-to-develop-new-delivery-models/35311

Leicester Mercury : 7th January
700 jobs to go as Leicestershire County Council makes £110 million savings
The council will continue to run its 16 larger libraries in the biggest communities but more than 30 in the towns and villages will be offered to parish councils or residents to run.  If there are no takers they could close.
http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/110-million-council-cuts-700-jobs/story-20409854-detail/story.html

Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 7th January
Save Lincolnshire Libraries Campaigners Discuss Legal Challenge 
http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2014/01/07/save-lincolnshire-libraries-campaigners-discuss-legal-challenge/

Burton Mail : 7th January
Libraries facing uncertain future as council chiefs plan best way forward
Libraries in East Staffordshire could be about to change forever as council bosses mull over a shake-up of their services.
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/News/Libraries-facing-uncertain-future-as-council-chiefs-plan-best-way-forward-20140107164250.htm

The Star : 7th January
More to join mass protest at Sheffield libs closure plans
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/more-to-join-mass-protest-at-shefield-libraries-closure-plans-1-6356384

ITV News : 7th January
Devon | Mobile library service cuts
http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/update/2014-01-07/mobile-library-service-cuts/

Conservative Home : 6th January
Big Society: The number of library volunteers grew by 44% last year 
http://www.conservativehome.com/localgovernment/2014/01/big-society-the-number-of-library-volunteers-grew-by-44-per-cent-last-year.html

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