THE GUARDIAN : 17th February
Creativity and culture not open to all, Warwick Commission review finds 
Direct spend on arts, culture, museums and libraries, the report notes, is about 0.3% of the total public spend.
http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2015/feb/17/creativity-and-culture-not-open-to-all-review-finds

Warwick Commission | Report into culture, creativity & growth in the UK:

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/research/warwickcommission/futureculture/

Nuneaton News : 17th February
Leicestershire | Call to keep rural libraries council-run
http://www.nuneaton-news.co.uk/rural-libraries-council-run/story-26038517-detail/story.html

Coventry Telegraph : 17th February
Letter | ‘Coundon Library is a precious centre, a quiet place for children & adults to learn & develop as human beings’
http://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/local-news/coundon-library-precious-centre-quiet-8664753 

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Libraries News Round-up: 15 February 2016

EVENING STANDARD : 15th February Library closures are a betrayal, says Mark Rylance http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/library-closures-are-a-betrayal-says-mark-rylance-a3180361.html THE BOOKSELLER : 11th February Actor Mark Rylance condemns Lambeth library closures http://www.thebookseller.com/news/actor-mark-rylance-condemns-lambeth-library-closures-322454 DAILY MIRROR :…

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