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Library News Sheffield
Councils meanwhile keep trying to find the lower limit of Vaizey’s idea of “comprehensive”
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Herald Scotland : 12th November
Storm at move to staff libraries with volunteers
Community volunteers would help operate most public libraries in a cost saving plan unveiled by a council which is already under fire for suggesting pupils could assist with its schools service.
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/storm-at-move-to-staff-libraries-with-volunteers.25851500

Daily Echo : 12th November
TV star Chris Packham joins fight to save Southampton’s libraries
http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/11595620.TV_star_joins_fight_to_save_city_s_libraries/

Bitternepark.info : 12th November
Southampton | Friends will fight ‘devastating’ library closure plans
http://bitternepark.info/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2510:friends-will-fight-devastating-library-closure-plans&catid=1:local-news&Itemid=59

St Albans Review : 12th November
Library services face axe in St Albans
http://www.stalbansreview.co.uk/news/11596006.Library_services_face_axe_in_St_Albans/

Somerset County Gazette : 12th November
Plans to cut library services in Taunton Deane slammed
http://www.somersetcountygazette.co.uk/news/taunton_news/11594588.Plans_to_cut_library_services_in_Taunton_Deane_slammed/

Batley News : 12th November
Kirklees | Petition to save Batley library gathers fresh support
http://www.batleynews.co.uk/news/local/petition-to-save-batley-library-gathers-fresh-support-1-6948166

Bristol Post : 12th November
2 Letters | Libraries are useful and do have a future
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/LETTERS-Libraries-useful-future/story-24517793-detail/story.html 

Swindon Advertiser : 12th November
Letter | Good people or scabs 
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/yoursay/11595754.Good_people_or_scabs/

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