THE GUARDIAN : 8th October
Sheffield libraries row: government may intervene over volunteer takeover
MP David Blunkett says it would be ‘breathtaking cheek’ for government to launch inquiry over move prompted by cuts

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th October
Authors fight to keep Liverpool’s libraries

Hinckley Times : 9th October
Leicestershire | Cash payback could wipe out all library closure savings 
Savings anticipated by closing rural libraries could be wiped out if a lottery grant given to a threatened site has to be paid back.

Yorkshire Evening Post : 9th October
Leeds | Slashed opening times plan for city’s libraries

North Devon Journal : 9th October
Plans to keep Devon’s libraries open announced 
Devon county councillors heard local authorities elsewhere have successfully transferred libraries to trusts.

Torquay Herald Express : 9th October
Kingskerswell bookworms support library 
Five-hundred residents have signed a petition to save the library from funding cuts proposed by Devon County Council.

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Libraries News Round-up: 8th September 2014

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