DAILY TELEGRAPH : 28th October
Parks and leisure centres under threat as ageing population swallows council budgets
Thousands of libraries, parks and leisure centres could come under threat as councils are forced to consider unprecedented cuts to prevent the elderly care system collapsing, town hall chiefs are warning.   

Get Hampshire : 28th October
Hampshire faces further cuts as county council tries to claw back millions 
package of measures includes loss of 27 FTE library jobs, reducing mobile library service, ending the family library link service and closing 3 libraries

ITV News : 28th October
Bristol people asked to help decide on cuts to libraries
Major cutbacks are due 

BBC News : 28th October
Bristol library consultation to begin

Bristol Post : 28th October
Final chapter? Some Bristol libraries could close in bid to save £1 million 
The report admits “all staff may be affected including frontline staff”.  Many of them are part-time. 

Chronicle Live : 27th October
Axe could fall again on Gateshead’s library service 

York Press : 28th October
Fears raised over plans to move library from school (to another site)

Ipswich Star : 28th October
High-tech business centre to be created at Ipswich County Library to help fledgling entrepreneurs

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Library News Round-up: 15 September 2015

Pew Research Centre : 15th SeptemberUSA | Report : Libraries and Services for Learning, Key Groups and Economic Opportunities http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/09/15/libraries-and-services-for-learning-key-groups-and-economic-opportunities/#libraries-as-providers-of-resources-for-immigrants-and-veterans-and-for-those-who-want-technology-helpBurton Mail : 15th SeptemberLibraries in Staffordshire handed to community groupshttp://www.burtonmail.co.uk/Libraries-Staffordshire-handed-community-groups/story-27795345-detail/story.html Times Series : 15th…

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