Huddersfield Examiner : 2nd January
Kirklees | Public meeting called to save Heckmondwike Library
http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/public-meeting-called-save-heckmondwike-8368849 

Oxford Mail : 2nd January
Kennington Library revamp will start new chapter
The group relies on volunteers to help run the library but said they do not stay long enough.  … The County Council  is also planning to halve staff funding for 21 libraries from April this year. 
http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/yourtown/oxford/11696043.Kennington_Library_revamp_will_start_new_chapter/

Bristol Post : 2nd January
Letter Don’t cut Bristol libraries
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Readers-letter-Don-t-cut-Bristol-libraries/story-25795304-detail/story.html 

Bristol Post : 2nd January
2 more Letters | Use Bristol museums cash to fund our libraries
http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/Reader-s-letter-Use-Bristol-museums-cash-fund/story-25795302-detail/story.html

Isle of Wight County Press : 2nd January
IOW Council budget proposals published – more cuts on the way
inc proposal to transfer “some libraries to town and parish councils”
http://www.iwcp.co.uk/news/news/isle-of-wight-council-budget-proposals-published-more-cuts-on-the-way-72415.aspx 

Tottenham Journal : 2nd January
‘Haringey budget is full of bad choices – Labour needs to use its imagination’
inc Muswell Hill Library
 http://www.tottenhamjournal.co.uk/home/comment_haringey_budget_is_full_of_bad_choices_labour_needs_to_use_its_imagination_1_3902518 

Wales Online : 1st January
Welsh author who spent most of her 1950s childhood in a library issues an emotive plea to stop cuts and closures 
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/welsh-author-who-spent-most-8369899

News North Wales : 1st January
Cerrigydrudion people take over their library
http://www.newsnorthwales.co.uk/news/142506/cerrigydrudion-people-take-over-their-library.aspx

Chad : 1st January
Councillor John Knight: Powerful and thought-provoking events at your library this year
http://www.chad.co.uk/sport/columnists/councillor-john-knight-powerful-and-thought-provoking-events-at-your-library-this-year-1-7026103

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