THE BOOKSELLER : 8th July
Move to halt CILIP rebrand defeated
The Star : 8th July
Sheffield library legal challenge fears
The possibility of a legal challenge over library closures was discussed in internal emails between officers and councillors, which have been obtained by The Star.
Manchester Evening News : 8th July
Third of library staff to go after Bury town hall u-turn
But despite carrying out a recent public consultation that prompted 4,000 responses – the community hubs plan has now been shelved until a later date when the council reviews its assets. Instead, the money will be saved through cutting 20.25 out of 70 ‘full-time equivalent’ (FTE) jobs, who will be replaced by ‘self-service technology’.
Sky News : 8th July
Big Society? Volunteers Take Over Running Of Five Gateshead Libraries
ITV News : 8th July
Volunteers take over libraries in Gateshead to save them
Lincolnshire Echo : 8th July
Campaigners to meet in bid to save (Nettleham) library