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
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/oct/08/sheffield-libraries-row-government-intervene-takeover-volunteers

THE BOOKSELLER : 9th October
Authors fight to keep Liverpool’s libraries
http://www.thebookseller.com/news/authors-fight-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.
http://www.hinckleytimes.net/news/local-news/cash-payback-could-wipe-out-7907660

Yorkshire Evening Post : 9th October
Leeds | Slashed opening times plan for city’s libraries
http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/latest-news/top-stories/slashed-opening-times-plan-for-city-s-libraries-1-6885367

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.
http://www.northdevonjournal.co.uk/Plans-Devon-s-libraries-open-announced/story-23073391-detail/story.html

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.
http://www.torquayheraldexpress.co.uk/Kingskerswell-bookworms-support-library/story-23074788-detail/story.html

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Libraries News Round-up: 24 October 2015

EDP24 : 24th OctoberNorfolk | Controversial cuts to fire service and libraries could be scrapped http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/politics/controversial_cuts_to_fire_service_and_libraries_could_be_scrapped_1_4283470 Shropshire Star : 24th October Last thing we want is to close libraries, says Shropshire councillor http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/10/24/last-thing-we-want-is-to-close-libraries-says-shropshire-councillor/ Burton Mail : 24th…

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