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
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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


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Libraries News Round-up: 14 September 2016

PRIVATE EYE Issue No. 1427 Library News: Surrey (p.34) In all good newsagents Bromley Times : 14th September Unite hails ‘significant victory’ as group pulls out of community library takeovers…

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