THE GUARDIAN : 10th October
Writers join fight to save Liverpool’s libraries

Liverpool Echo : 9th October
Proposals to rescue Liverpool libraries come in as community rallies to save ‘at-risk’ facilities
People attended a public meeting with Liverpool council to raise fears over the plans to shut down 11 libraries

Wirral Globe : 10th October
Librarian fury at council plans to ‘decimate’ service

Public Sector Executive : 9th October
Government may intervene in volunteer takeover of Sheffield libraries 

Martyn Wade, CILIP Chair, quoted

Grantham Journal : 10th October
Lincolnshire These are cuts we can’t afford to make, says Labour councillor Charmaine Morgan

Staffordshire Newsletter : 10th October
Penkridge library campaigners present 3,200 signature petition to Staffordshire County Council

Manchester Evening News : 9th October 
Trafford Youth centres, libraries, children’s services in firing line
Around £700,000 could be saved from a £2.3m pot for the borough’s 14 libraries. Options include reducing opening hours, shutting some and recruiting even more volunteers.

Yorkshire Post : 9th October
Leeds | Libraries must start new chapter to get us through their doors


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