BBC News : 12th July 
Prisoner book restrictions scrapped by Michael Gove
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-33497581 

Blackmore Vale Magazine : 12th July
Borough of Poole looks to tackle budget savings
Recommendation to withdraw Poole’s Mobile Library Service (and apply other changes to lib provision)
http://www.blackmorevale.co.uk/Borough-Poole-looks-tackle-budget-savings/story-26877315-detail/story.html 

The Leader : 10th July
Progress on plans for trust to run libraries in Wrexham
http://leaderlive.co.uk/news/150164/progress-on-plans-for-trust-to-run-libraries-in-wrexham.aspx 

Southport Visitor : 5th July
Sefton Birkdale library to be sold to developers
“I cannot understand the cabinet’s decision. There are 4,800 children in the Birkdale area that need a library. There are several schools within one mile of the Birkdale Library site.”
http://www.southportvisiter.co.uk/news/southport-news/birkdale-library-sold-developers-9589010

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Libraries News Round-up: 6 August 2016

Newtownabbey Times : 6th August N.Ireland | Hands Off Our Libraries campaign ‘celebrating victory’ http://www.newtownabbeytoday.co.uk/news/newtownabbey-news/hands-off-our-libraries-campaign-celebrating-victory-1-7512136 Rossendale Free Press : 5th August Lancashire | Small cost of keeping libraries open should shock us all http://www.rossendalefreepress.co.uk/incoming/rossendale-scribbler-small-cost-keeping-11708356…

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