Issue No. 1433
Library News (p.33) | Warrington

BIG ISSUE : 9th December
Big Issue columnist Damian Barr helps to save Newarthill library

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th December
An open letter to Swindon Council

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th December 
Swindon Council approves controversial plans to axe 10 libraries 
Plans to close 10 out of Swindon’s 15 libraries have been approved by the council’s cabinet.

Sutton Coldfield Observer : 9th December
Protestors battling to save Sutton Coldfield Library to lead march (tomorrow) from Aldi through town centre

Swindon Advertiser : 9th December
We have won Parliamentary support for Library Trust, says MP

Derby Telegraph : 9th December 
Online petition launched in bid to save Derby’s Central Library Bridgford Wire : 9th December
Plans to create a new library in Nottingham will go ahead

Rossendale Free Press : 9th December
Lancashire | Joy as library and community centre SAVED from the axe

Chronicle Live : 9th December

Government’s £4million library handout dismissed as ‘too little, too late’
Libraries took a brutal £25m hit in the year to March, leading many to dismiss the Government’s “paltry” handout

Libraries Taskforce : 8th December

Blog: ‘Changing Times, changing roles’ — by Leon Bolton

Lancashire County Council : 8th December
Proposals agreed to support independent libraries and transfer buildings to communities

Lancashire Telegraph : 8th December
New chapter for axed Trawden Library thanks to community focus

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