Bath Chronicle : 8th October 
Book-loving 11-year-old from Batheaston pens an ‘Ode to his Mobile Library’ after hearing of cuts
http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/ode-to-the-mobile-library/story-29787420-detail/story.html



BIG ISSUE : 7th October
Big Issue Founder Lord John Bird to Lead Debate on Illiteracy and Library Crisis in Parliament
http://www.bigissue.com/the-mix/news/7028/big-issue-founder-lord-john-bird-to-lead-debate-on-illiteracy-and-library-crisis

 

Daily Record : 7th October
North Lanarkshire | Final chapter as libraries in Airdrie and Coatbridge to close
http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/final-chapter-airdrie-coatbridge-libraries-8991332


Hereford Times : 7th October
Proposals to centralise customer services but retain county libraries
http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/county/14788909.Proposals_to_centralise_customer_services_but_retain_county_libraries/



Lancashire Evening Post : 6th October
One library is saved but other buildings need bids
http://www.lep.co.uk/lifestyle/one-library-is-saved-but-other-buildings-need-bids-1-8168155

 

Blackpool Gazette : 4th October
Gala team’s library hopes
The group behind a last-ditch bid to save one of Wyre’s libraries has now been revealed
http://www.blackpoolgazette.co.uk/news/gala-team-s-library-hopes-1-8162403


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Libraries News Round-up: 27 February 2018

BBC News: 27 February Northamptonshire County Council plans to close 21 libraries http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-43214626 ITV News: 27 February £10m cuts plan to close libraries as Northamptonshire council hits 'crisis point' http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/update/2018-02-27/10m-cuts-plan-to-close-libraries-as-northamptonshire-council-hits-crisis-point/…

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